astuce etymology

French word astuce comes from Latin astutus (Shrewd, sagacious, expert, astute. Sly, cunning, artful.)

Detailed word origin of astuce

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
astutus Latin (lat) Shrewd, sagacious, expert, astute. Sly, cunning, artful.
astutia Latin (lat) Astuteness. Cunning. Trick, stratagem.
astuce French (fra) Shrewdness, subtlety, astuteness. A tip or piece of advice. A trick, as a clever way of accomplishing something.

Words with the same origin as astuce

Descendants of astutus
astucieux