allumette etymology

French word allumette comes from French allumer, French -ette

Detailed word origin of allumette

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
allumer French (fra) To arouse, to turn on. To light, to set alight. To turn on (e.g. a light).
-ette French (fra)
allumette French (fra) Match (small flammable object).

Words with the same origin as allumette

Descendants of allumer
allumage allumeur
Descendants of -ette
boulette braguette branlette camionnette casquette cassette chaussette cigare cigarette couchette cuvette devinette fillette fourchette fourgonnette gâchette lunette mallette manchette mauviette oreillette roulette serviette sœurette