- Word History, Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||(cap.) the upper house of the legislature in the United States, Canada, and certain other countries.
||a council with the highest legislative functions.
||the place where such a body meets.
||assembly, congress, government, house
The English word senate
comes from a Latin word that means "assembly of old men."
The word senate
contains the following part:
that means old