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Etymology of the English word monitor

the English word monitor
derived from the Latin word monitor (counselor, preceptor; prompter)
derived from the Latin word monere (remind, advise, warn)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *men-

Date

The earliest known usage of monitor in English dates from the 16th century.

Derivations in English

monitress

Derivations in other languages

Italian monitor, Spanish monitor

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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