bouillon etymology

French word bouillon comes from French bouillir, French -on

Detailed word origin of bouillon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bouillir French (fra) (figuratively) to seethe. (intransitive) to boil (becoming boiling; reach boiling point). (transitive) to boil (cause to boil).
-on French (fra) Forming diminutives of things, including some animals.. Indicating origin or occupation. (physics, and, biology) -on.
bouillon French (fra) Broth (water in which food (meat or vegetable etc) has been boiled). Bubble rising from a boiling liquid. Flesh rising on a fold. Gulp of liquid which escapes forcefully. Risen fold of cloth. Simple restaurant, which originally served only bouillon. Unsold copies of a publication.

Words with the same origin as bouillon

Descendants of bouillir
bouillabaisse bouilleur
Descendants of -on
bûcheron canon chaton chiffon cordon cornichon crayon feuilleton forgeron jeton maillon médaillon ourson paillasson peloton pognon poisson ponton raton rayon réveillon saucisson torchon tourbillon