Other Word Forms of Placebo
Origin of Placebo
Latin placēbō I shall please first person sing. future tense of Latin placēre to please plāk-1 in Indo-European roots Sense 3, from Late Latin placēbō I shall please, the first word of the first antiphon of the vespers service (taken from a phrase in the following psalm, placēbō Dominō in regiōne vīvōrum, “I shall please the Lord in the land of the living”)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin placÄ“bō (“I will please"), the first-person singular future active indicative of placeō (“I please").
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