barbouzard etymology

French word barbouzard comes from French barbouze, French million (Million, 106.)

Detailed word origin of barbouzard

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
barbouze French (fra) (because of the fake beard often worn to hide his face) agent of a paramilitary force. Secret agent.
million French (fra) Million, 106.
barbouzard French (fra) Clandestine. Secret agent (attributive).

Words with the same origin as barbouzard

Descendants of million
milliard milliardaire