Answered By: Michael Coffta Last Updated: Feb 27, 2020 Views: 116
The origin of a word can be found in the Oxford English Dictionary (or OED) which is located in the library's Reference Collection (2nd floor) at the call number: PE1625 .O87 1989.
You may also use the OED Online.
The study of the origins of words is called etymology. Many sources on the topic may be found at: