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
barbouzard
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