bâton etymology

French word bâton comes from Late Latin bastum, Vulgar Latin *bastō, and later Old French baston (Stick, truncheon.)

Detailed word origin of bâton

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bastum Late Latin (LL)
*bastō Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*basto Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
baston Old French (fro) Stick, truncheon.
bâton French (fra) (heraldiccharge) baton (as a charge). Stick.

Words with the same origin as bâton

Descendants of *bastō
bâtonner