Origin of Amiable
Middle English amyable, from Old French amiable, from Late Latin amīcābilis (“friendly”), from Latin amīcus (“friend”), from amō (“I love”). The meaning has been influenced by French aimable, Latin amābilis (“loveable”). Compare with amicable, amorous, amability.
Middle English from Old French from Late Latin amīcābilis amicable
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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