The source of a river, information, goods, etc. (noun)
The point at which the axes of a coordinate system intersect (noun)
The proximal end of attachment of a muscle to a bone that will not be moved by the action of that muscle. (noun)
an arbitrary point on the earth's surface, chosen as the zero for a system of coordinates. (noun)
Examples of word origin
Sante Maure, also French in origin, is an aged goat's milk cheese, or chevre, with a nutty flavor and aroma and a thin, smooth, blue-gray molding.
Also Middle Eastern in origin is shanklish (sometimes spelled shanclish) made with either cow's or sheep's milk, formed into balls about 2 ½ inches in diameter and covered with zatar seasoning made with crushed sesame seeds, thyme and sumac berries.
Misusing words of Latin origin is a common phenomenon.
Whether these skirts were Nguni rather than indigenous in origin is difficult to establish.
I found that the origin comes from a Greek word, 'Imperium'.