Origin of comitia

1615–25; < Latin, plural of comitium assembly, equivalent to com- com- + -it-, noun derivative of īre to go (cf. comes) + -ium -ium
Related formsco·mi·tial [kuh-mish-uh l] /kəˈmɪʃ əl/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. an ancient Roman assembly that elected officials and exercised judicial and legislative authority
Derived Formscomitial (kəˈmɪʃəl), adjective

Word Origin for comitia

C17: from Latin comitium assembly, from com- together + īre to go
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