attrapage etymology

French word attrapage comes from French -age, French attraper (To catch (a cold). To catch (e.g. a ball).)

Detailed word origin of attrapage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
attraper French (fra) To catch (a cold). To catch (e.g. a ball).
attrapage French (fra)

Words with the same origin as attrapage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage
Descendants of attraper
attrapade attrape-nigaud