barber etymology

French word barber comes from French -er (Forms infinitives of first-conjugation verbs.), French barbe

Detailed word origin of barber

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-er French (fra) Forms infinitives of first-conjugation verbs.
barbe French (fra) (horse) Barbary (botany) barb, hair or bristle.. (colloquial) a boring thing. (feather) barb. Barbel, whisker-like sensory organs, located around the mouth of certain fish, including catfish, carp, goatfish, sturgeon.. Beard. Longer hair growing on the chin or face of some animals Barbary horse.
barber French (fra) (familiar) to bore someone.

Words with the same origin as barber

Descendants of -er
avaler calmer collier dégueulasse dépenser embrasser filmer fonction garder habiller journée nuit partager placer profiter raisonnable regard risque règlement régler réglé suicider tarder taré tester
Descendants of barbe
barbant barbiche barbier barbifier barbifère barbouzard barbouze barbouzerie barbu