dessert etymology

French word dessert comes from Latin de- (De-.), French désenchanter (To disenchant (to remove an enchantment from).), Latin servire

Detailed word origin of dessert

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
de- Latin (lat) De-.
désenchanter French (fra) To disenchant (to remove an enchantment from).
servire Latin (lat)
servir French (fra) (reflexive) to help oneself, to serve oneself. (reflexive, with de) to use, make use of. (sports) to serve (start a point with service). (sports) to set up (pass to, in order to give a scoring chance). (with à) to be useful for someone, to be of use, come in handy.. To be used for. To serve (to bring a meal to someone).
deservio Latin (lat) I am subject to. I devote (oneself) to. I serve zealously.
deservir Old French (fro) To deserve; to merit. To serve well or zealously.
desservir French (fra) (religion, transitive) to serve (be the pastor of a church). (transitive, transport) to serve (of a train or bus, to stop at a particular town) To do a disservice, to perform ill offices to someone (transitive) to clear, clear away (e.g. a table).
dessert French (fra) Dessert, pudding.

Words with the same origin as dessert

Descendants of de-
demander descendre description dessin destruction dette devenir devoir dieu débile décider décision décrire décès délicieux département déposer déposition désir détention détruire détruit entrepôt tromper
Descendants of servire
servant serveur servir