Umbrella is the only word on the list - whichincludes "breakfast", "papyrus" and "umbrage" - to come intoEnglish by way of Italian. .
Specifically, the English word breakfas…t comes from theseventeenth-century notion of "breaking fast, putting an end" toovernight fasting by having a morning meal. The English wordpapyrus comes from the Greek papyros by way of the Latin papyrus . The noun umbrage comes from Latin umbraticum ("of or pertaining to shade", from umbra ["shade, shadow"] by way of the Middle French ombrage for "shade, shadow". The noun umbrella comes fromthe Latin umbella for "parasol, sunshade" by way of theLate Latin umbrella and the subsequent Italian ombrello . (MORE)