Other Word Forms of Azimuth
Origin of Azimuth
Middle English azimut from Old French from Arabic as-sumūt pl. of as-samt the way, compass bearing al- the samt way (from Latin sēmita path mei-1 in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French *azimut, from Arabic السمت (as-samt, “direction”). Cognate to modern French azimut.
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