Origin of Abolish
From Middle English abolisshen, from Middle French abolir (“to abolish”), from Latin abolēre (“destroy, cause to die out”), present active infinitive of aboleō (“destroy, abolish”), abolesco (“to wither, to decay”), from ab (“from, away from”) + oleō (“to grow”).
Middle English abolisshen from Old French abolir aboliss- from Latin abolēre al-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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