afternoonsnoozebutton:

Actually I’m pretty sure it comes from two DIFFERENT Latin words: 

gubernātiō (genitive gubernātiōnis);f,third declension
(nautical) steering, pilotage
direction, control
management, government

and

-mentum (plural-menta)
instrument, medium or result of.

Don’t be an idiot. 

afternoonsnoozebutton:

Actually I’m pretty sure it comes from two DIFFERENT Latin words: 

gubernātiō (genitive gubernātiōnis);f,third declension

  1. (nauticalsteering, pilotage
  2. direction, control
  3. management, government

and

-mentum (plural-menta)

  1. instrument, medium or result of.

Don’t be an idiot.