capitoul etymology

French word capitoul comes from Latin Tolosa, Middle French Thoulouse (Toulouse.)

Detailed word origin of capitoul

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Tolosa Latin (lat)
Thoulouse Middle French (frm) Toulouse.
city hall French (fra)
capitoul French (fra) (historical) A capitoul or capitol: the former chief magistrates of the city of Toulouse, France. The requirements included being male, married, over 25 years of age, and Catholic; having a house in Toulouse; and plying an honorable profession, such as the law or trade.

Words with the same origin as capitoul

Descendants of Tolosa
Toulouse capitoulat toulousain