Other Word Forms of Saint
Origin of Saint
From Middle English saint, from Old French saint (Modern French saint), from Latin sanctus (“holy, consecrated, in Late Latin as a noun a saint"), past participle of sancire (“to render sacred, make holy"), akin to sacer (“holy, sacred").
Middle English seint from Old French saint from Late Latin sānctus from Latin holy past participle of sancīre to consecrate sak- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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