Other Word Forms of Section
Origin of Section
Middle English seccioun from Old French from Latin sectiō sectiōn- from sectus past participle of secāre to cut sek- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French, from Latin sectio (“cutting, cutting off, excision, amputation of diseased parts of the body, etc."), from sectus, past participle of secare (“to cut").
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