Other Word Forms of Delicate
Origin of Delicate
From Middle English delicat, from Latin delicatus (“giving pleasure, delightful, soft, luxurious, delicate, in Medieval Latin also fine, slender”), from delicia, usually in plural deliciae (“pleasure, delight, luxury”), from delicere (“to allure”), from de (“away”) + lacere (“to allure, entice”).
Middle English delicat French délicat both from Latin dēlicātus pleasing akin to dēlicia pleasure delicious
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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