chute etymology

English word chute comes from French choir ((literary) to fall.), Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) cheute (Fall.)

Detailed word origin of chute

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
choir French (fra) (literary) to fall.
cheute Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) Fall.
chute French (fra) Conclusion (of a joke or a story, i.e. the last words that bring the comic effect or the conclusion). Fall. Fall, drop (e.g. in price). Final part of an ensemble or a shape. Waterfall.
chute English (eng) To parachute. A framework, trough, or tube, upon or through which objects are made to slide from a higher to a lower level, or through which water passes to a wheel.. A parachute.

Words with the same origin as chute

Descendants of choir