duvet etymology

English word duvet comes from Old French dum

Detailed word origin of duvet

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dum Old French (fro) Down, feathers of small birds used as insulation material in duvets and sleeping bags.
dumect Old French (fro)
duvet Old French (fro)
duvet Middle French (frm)
duvet French (fra) (Belgium, Switzerland) eiderdown. (down-filled) sleeping bag. (uncountable) down (soft, fine feathers). Down, fuzz (on face, peach, etc). Duvet, continental quilt.
duvet English (eng) (British, New Zealand) A thick, padded quilt used instead of blankets.. (US) A cover for a quilt or comforter.