yard etymology

English word yard comes from French milliard

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Detailed word origin of yard

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
milliard French (fra) A milliard (a short scale billion). A milliard (a short scale billion).
yard English (eng) (finance) 109, A short scale billion; a long scale thousand millions or milliard.