commissioner etymology

English word commissioner comes from Latin com-, and later Latin commissio (Commission.)

Detailed word origin of commissioner

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
com- Latin (lat)
commissio Latin (lat) Commission.
commissionarius Malayalam (mal)
commissionaire Anglo-Norman (xno)
commissioner English (eng) A member of a commission.. An official in charge of a government department, especially a police force.. Someone commissioned to perform certain duties.. Someone who commissions something.

Words with the same origin as commissioner

Descendants of com-
account collect collection college command commander competition complain complete complex confirm conscience construction correct cos cost couch count cousin precious price prison prisoner prize