Other Word Forms of Rupture
Origin of Rupture
From French rupture, or its source, Latin ruptura (“a breaking, rupture (of a limb or vein), in Medieval Latin also a road, a field, a form of feudal tenure, a tax, etc."), from the participle stem of rumpere (“to break, burst").
Middle English from Old French from Latin ruptūra from ruptus past participle of rumpere to break reup- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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