-oire etymology

French word -oire comes from Latin -orium

Detailed word origin of -oire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-orium Latin (lat)
-oire French (fra) A suffix used on verbs (usually via the Latin supine form) to form masculine or feminine words for places where something is done.. A suffix used on verbs to form usually feminine words for objects or tools used to do something.. A suffix used to form adjectives matched to nouns ending in -ation (or its variants) and derived from a Latin verb.

Words with the same origin as -oire

Descendants of -orium
-oir dortoir dépotoir tiroir trottoir