basson etymology

French word basson comes from Italian basso, Italian -one

Detailed word origin of basson

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
basso Italian (ita) (music) bass (all senses); bass guitar. (music) basso. Bottom, lower part Low (figuratively) base. (of light) faint. (of position) low, lower, lowered. (of water) shallow. Low. Narrow, thin. Short (in height).
-one Italian (ita) An augmentative suffix, used to indicate largeness or importance. (organic chemistry) ketone. (physics) -on (particle).
bassone Italian (ita)
basson French (fra) Bassoon (musical instrument in the woodwind family).

Words with the same origin as basson

Descendants of basso
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Descendants of -one
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