cabriole etymology

French word cabriole comes from Proto-Indo-European *kápros (He-goat, billy goat.), Dutch bok, French capriole ((dressage).)

Detailed word origin of cabriole

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kápros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) He-goat, billy goat.
bok Dutch (nld) (gymnastics) vaulting horse. (pejorative) churl, grouch. (pejorative) oaf, bumpkin. (printing) job case, type case. A crane on legs. Box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage). Male goat, buck, billy. Sawbuck, buck.
capriole French (fra) (dressage).
caper Italian (ita)
caper Romanian (ron)
*kapros Proto-Italic (itc-pro) He-goat.
caper Latin (lat) A male goat.
capra Latin (lat) A she-goat. The odor of armpits.
capreolus Latin (lat) Roe deer, roebuck.
capriola Italian (ita) Somersault, caper, capriole Female roe deer.
cabriole French (fra) (dressage) capriole. Capriole (jump).

Words with the same origin as cabriole

Descendants of *kápros
Capricorne Chevrolet caprin chevreau chevrette chevreuil chevrier chevrotain chevrotant chevroter chèvre