braie etymology

French word braie comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrāg-, Transalpine Gaulish *brāca, and later Proto-Germanic *brōks (Leggings, pants, trousers. Rear end, rump, hindquarters.)

Detailed word origin of braie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰrāg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*brāca Transalpine Gaulish (xtg)
*brōks Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Leggings, pants, trousers. Rear end, rump, hindquarters.
*braca Gaulish (cel-gau)
braca Latin (lat) (chiefly, in the plural) trousers, breeches (not worn by the Romans).
braie French (fra) A low defensive wall, particularly of a castle; a rampart. Trousers, namely a baggy type of trouser worn by many ancient peoples, most notably the Gauls.

Words with the same origin as braie

Descendants of *bʰrāg-
braguette braies brayette brogane