chapelet etymology

French word chapelet comes from French -et (Suffix indicating diminution or affection.), Old French chapel (Hat (item of clothing used to cover the head).)

Detailed word origin of chapelet

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-et French (fra) Suffix indicating diminution or affection.
chapel Old French (fro) Hat (item of clothing used to cover the head).
chapelet French (fra) (figuratively) string, hatful (of objects, ideas etc.). (obsolete) wreath (of flowers). Rosary, beads.

Words with the same origin as chapelet

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