casse-noix etymology

French word casse-noix comes from French noix (Nut. Walnut.), French casse ((slang) heist.)

Detailed word origin of casse-noix

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
noix French (fra) Nut. Walnut.
casse French (fra) (slang) heist.
casse-noix French (fra) Nutcracker (bird). Nutcracker (tool).

Words with the same origin as casse-noix

Descendants of noix
dénoyage noisetier noisette noyade noyer