crayon etymology

French word crayon comes from French craie (Chalk.), French -on

Detailed word origin of crayon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
craie French (fra) Chalk.
-on French (fra) Forming diminutives of things, including some animals.. Indicating origin or occupation. (physics, and, biology) -on.
crayon French (fra) Pencil.

Words with the same origin as crayon

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