barbouzerie etymology

French word barbouzerie comes from French barbouze, French -erie

Detailed word origin of barbouzerie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
barbouze French (fra) (because of the fake beard often worn to hide his face) agent of a paramilitary force. Secret agent.
-erie French (fra) Denoting a shop selling a certain product.. Denoting an object used to perform an action. Denoting an organization specializing in a given field. Denoting nouns describing qualities or properties.
barbouzerie French (fra) Secret service (or one of its actions).

Words with the same origin as barbouzerie

Descendants of barbouze
Descendants of -erie
armurerie bijouterie boucherie boulangerie camaraderie carrosserie connerie imprimerie ingénierie lingerie loterie mutinerie paperasserie plaisanterie porcherie pâtisserie quincaillerie raffinerie saloperie scierie tapisserie tricherie tromperie tuerie épicerie