Other Word Forms of Martyr
Origin of Martyr
From Middle English, from Old English, itself from Ecclesiastical Latin martyr, from Ancient Greek μάρτυρ (martyr), later form of μάρτυς (martus, “witness").
Middle English from Old English from Late Latin from Late Greek martur from Greek martus martur- witness
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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