crochet etymology

French word crochet comes from French recoquiller, French -et (Suffix indicating diminution or affection.)

Detailed word origin of crochet

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
recoquiller French (fra)
-et French (fra) Suffix indicating diminution or affection.
crochet French (fra) (boxing) hook. (typography) square bracket. Crochet. Fang (of snake). Hook (rod bent into a curved shape).

Words with the same origin as crochet

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