abattant etymology

French word abattant comes from Latin ab-, Latin ad- (To.), Latin battuere, Old French batre (To beat; to hit; to strike.)

Detailed word origin of abattant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ab- Latin (lat) Absence of. At a distance. Completely, thoroughly. From, away, away from. More remote. Off.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
battuere Latin (lat)
batre Old French (fro) To beat; to hit; to strike.
batto Latin (lat)
*abbato Latin (lat) I beat down. I cast down.
abbatto Late Latin (LL)
*abbatere Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
abatre Old French (fro) To destroy; to slaughter. To knock over; to knock down.
abattre Middle French (frm)
abbatre Middle French (frm) To knock down.
abattre French (fra) (pronominal) to descend upon with violence or furor. (pronominal, of lightning) to strike. (reflexive) to fall down, especially of tall things, such as trees. To butcher; to slaughter for meat. To cut down (a tree). To destroy or demolish (a wall). To shoot dead.
abattant French (fra) Flat and articulated so it can move from a horizontal to a vertical position (rare) any sort of flap. A lid or flap which can move from a horizontal to a vertical position. A toilet lid.

Words with the same origin as abattant

Descendants of ab-
abattoir abattre abattu abdiquer aberrant abluer abolir abominable abominer abondance abrogation abrogeable abrupt absolu absorber absoudre absous abstenir abstinence abstrait absurde abus abuser abusif avorter
Descendants of ad-
accepter accident acheter aller allée alors apparemment appeler apprendre après arrive arrière arrêter asseoir assez assis assurer attendre attention avenir avocat dos dossier faire à
Descendants of battuere
abat-jour abat-vent abat-voix abatis abattable abattis bataillon battable battement batterie batteuse battoir battre batture combat combattant combattre imbattable ébat