brevet etymology

French word brevet comes from French -et (Suffix indicating diminution or affection.), French brève

Detailed word origin of brevet

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-et French (fra) Suffix indicating diminution or affection.
brève French (fra) (linguistics) short vowel. (linguistics, by extension) breve. (zoology) pitta; any bird belonging to the passerine family Pittidae. A brief piece of information or news (as opposed to the headline).
brevet French (fra) (legal) a patent.

Words with the same origin as brevet

Descendants of -et
beignet boulet cabriolet cachet chapelet coquette cornet couplet crochet croquet filet foret frisquet gigoter livret minet mollet navet papoter parquet pistolet poignet sachet tantinet