chiffon etymology

French word chiffon comes from French -on, French chiffe (Drip (person of weak character). Rag.)

Detailed word origin of chiffon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-on French (fra) Forming diminutives of things, including some animals.. Indicating origin or occupation. (physics, and, biology) -on.
chiffe French (fra) Drip (person of weak character). Rag.
chiffon French (fra) Rag. Scrap (of paper).

Words with the same origin as chiffon

Descendants of -on
bouillon bûcheron canon chaton cordon cornichon crayon feuilleton forgeron jeton maillon médaillon ourson paillasson peloton pognon poisson ponton raton rayon réveillon saucisson torchon tourbillon