Word Review: tonsorial – Internet Scoping School

Word Review: tonsorial



. . .of or relating to a barber or the work of a barber

tonsorial - adjective | tahn-SOR-ee-ul
Jacob was very good at tonsorial work. 

I posted this because I thought it probably had to do with tonsils! Tonsils is a noun, while tonsorial is an adjective.  Even though we might think the two go together (think "shave and a haircut"), the two don't have common origins at all!

The below diagram gave me a better view of where tonsorial originated.