ballot etymology

French word ballot comes from French balle, French -ot

Detailed word origin of ballot

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
balle French (fra) Chaff (inedible casing of a grain seed) Bundle of goods, packet tied and held together with string (colloquial) franc (French franc), euro. (small) ball. Bullet.
-ot French (fra) A diminutive indicator for certain words, functioning similarly to the more common -et. Used for some names:.
ballot French (fra) Bundle, package.

Words with the same origin as ballot

Descendants of balle
Descendants of -ot
bachot bachotage billot boulot bourricot bécot bécoter cabotage cachot caillot cuistot culot dalot diablotin dico frérot hosto jeunot manchot pâlot ramollo resto rigolo vieillot