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(Greek > Latin: [originally, Academus/Akademus, a name of a hero in Greek mythology; then it became a gymnasium near Athens where Plato taught])
(Greek: assembly, market place; open space, public speaking; originally, "to unite")
(Greek: sleeplessness, wakefulness; originally, it meant "sleeping in the field")
(Greek: barly, pearl barley, groats; originally, "white grain")
(Latin: consider, judge; spectator, listener, witness; originally, "decided by one's own discretion or judgment")
(a suffix which forms nouns that refer to people who regularly engage in some activity, or who are characterized in a certain way, as indicated by the stem or root of the word; originally, which appeared in Middle English in words from Old French where it expressed an intensive degree or with a pejorative or disparaging application)
(Greek > Latin: plants, plant life [originally, "herb, grass, pasture"] to botany)
(Latin: character; Greek: kharakter; originally, "a distinctive mark, a sign, or impression"; then it came to mean "an aggregate of distinctive qualities")
(Latin: a code of laws, a writing tablet; an account book; secret writing; originally, "the trunk of a tree")
(Latin: to build, to erect a building; a building, a sanctuary, a temple; originally, aedes, "building a hearth" or "to build a hearth" because the fire in the hearth was the center of the home in early times since it supplied both heat and light; over time, the meaning expanded from the hearth itself to the home and building that enclosed it)
(Greek: turning, spinning, whirling, bend, circular motion; originally, "circle, curved, ring")
(Greek: the lower world [originally, invisible, to make invisible])
(Latin: to be lenient [toward], accede, take pleasure [in]; originally, "to be kind, kindness; to be long-suffering, to be patient")
(Greek: iris [relating to the eye]; the rainbow; colored circle, colored portion of the eye [originally, "something bent or curved"])
(Latin: book; originally, the "inner bark of a tree", whence "the text written on this", "collection of leaves for writing", and finally "book")
(Latin: originally, country area, province; villager; more recent meanings: heathen, atheist; idolatrous, idol worshippers; heretic, heretical)
(Latin: human being; originally, character in a drama, mask)
(Latin: originally, "that which one should be ashamed of"; the external organs of generation; from pudere "to cause shame".)
(Greek: windpipe; originally, "rough" artery)
(Latin: beginner, novice [also, originally, a "young soldier" or "recruit"])
(Latin: originally, "sheath, scabbard, the husk of grain"; in medical science, the vagina or lowest part of the female genital tract, the canal that leads from the vulva to the uterus)
(Latin: originally, wanderer; then destroyer; destroy, deface, harm)
(Arabic > Latin: alcohol, originally an "essence or very fine powder")
(Greek: cells, cell, hollow; used primarily in the extended sense of "animal or plant cells" [because cells were originally thought to be hollow])
(Greek: membrane, skin; virginal membrane; hymen originally denoted any membrane)
(Latin: originally galbinus, "greenish yellow" related to galbanus, "yellow" then formed with the intrusive d; from Old French jaunice, jaunisse from jaune, "yellow")
(it was originally thought that this disease was caused by foul air or "bad air")
(Greek: mousike [techne] > Latin: musica, music; originally an art of the Muses)
(Greek > Modern Latin: abnormal reduction, decrease in, insufficient, deficiency. Originally, the meaning was poverty, need; sometimes it is erroneously or incorrectly rendered as -poenia)
(Greek > Latin: bearer, to bear, carrying; producing, transmission; directing, turning; originally to carry or to bear children)
(Latin: to make void, annul; originally from the Latin meaning of, "to shake violently, to shatter")
(Greek > Latin: sugar; originally from Sanskrit, "gravel, grit")