-mentum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the Latin suffix -menta in collective nouns like armenta (herd, flock). Latin -menta stems from two Proto-Indo-European suffixes: *-men- and *-teh₂-.

Suffix[edit]

-mentum (plural -menta)

  1. instrument, medium, or result of; e.g. monumentum

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