atout etymology

French word atout comes from French à, French tout (All All Everything.)

Detailed word origin of atout

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
à French (fra) (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed). (cuisine) cooked in or with. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for. At (said of a particular time). At, in, on (said of a particular place). By. Of [...]
tout French (fra) All All Everything.
atout French (fra) (card games) trump. Advantage, asset.

Words with the same origin as atout

Descendants of à
adosser adroit afin amener auquel auxquelles auxquels aval bouillabaisse dos dossard dosseret dossier en aval endosser maladresse