tails etymology

English word tails comes from English tailcoat

Detailed word origin of tails

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tailcoat English (eng) A formal evening jacket with an extended back panel; a dress coat.. Any coat with similar tails.
tails English (eng) (mining) tailings; waste. (slang) short for .. The side of a coin that doesn't bear the picture of the head of state or similar.