brigade etymology

French word brigade comes from Italian briga (Trouble, bother.)

Detailed word origin of brigade

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
briga Italian (ita) Trouble, bother.
brigare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to intrigue.
brigata Italian (ita) Brigade. Group, party.
brigade French (fra) (military) brigade. Brigade (group, organization).

Words with the same origin as brigade

Descendants of briga
bricard