Other Word Forms of Universe
Origin of Universe
From Old French univers, from Latin universum (“all things, as a whole, the universe"), neuter of universus (“all together, whole, entire, collective, general, literally turned or combined into one"), from uni-, combining form of unus (“one") + versus (“turned"), perfect passive participle of verto (“I turn").
Middle English from Old French univers from Latin ūniversum from neuter of ūniversus whole ūnus one oi-no- in Indo-European roots versus past participle of vertere to turn wer-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Middle English, directly or via Old French univers, from Latin universum. See universe.
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