boule etymology

French word boule comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰln-, and later Proto-Germanic *bullǭ (Round object, ball. Round vessel, bowl.)

Detailed word origin of boule

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰl̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰln- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bullǭ Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Round object, ball. Round vessel, bowl.
*bolla Frankish (frk) Ball. Bowl. Bun.
bole Old French (fro)
*bolla Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
bolle Old French (fro)
boule Middle French (frm)
boule French (fra)

Words with the same origin as boule

Descendants of *bʰl̥-
bol bolée boléro boulanger boulangerie bouliste boulonner boulot boulu déboulonner