geometry (n.)

early 14c., also gemetrie, gemetry, from Old French geometrie (12c., Modern French géométrie), from Latin geometria, from Greek geometria "measurement of earth or land; geometry," from combining form of ge "earth, land" (see Gaia) + -metria "a measuring of" (see -metry). Rendered in Old English as eorðcræft, "earth-craft."