chevreuil etymology

French word chevreuil comes from Proto-Italic *kapros (He-goat.), Dutch bok, Proto-Indo-European *kápros (He-goat, billy goat.)

Detailed word origin of chevreuil

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kapros Proto-Italic (itc-pro) He-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.
*kápros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) He-goat, billy goat.
caper Latin (lat) A male goat.
capreolus Latin (lat) Roe deer, roebuck.
chevrol Old French (fro)
chevreuil French (fra) Roe deer, roebuck.

Words with the same origin as chevreuil

Descendants of *kapros
Capricorne Chevrolet cabriole caprin chevreau chevrette chevrier chevrotain chevrotant chevroter chèvre
Descendants of *kápros
garron