frotter etymology

French word frotter comes from Latin frio ((transitive) I crumble, rub, or break into pieces.)

Detailed word origin of frotter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
frio Latin (lat) (transitive) I crumble, rub, or break into pieces.
fricare Latin (lat)
frotter French (fra) (figurative, informal, pronominal, se frotter) to rub (someone) in the wrong way, to get on (someone)'s bad side. To fritter. To rub, chafe. To scrape. To scrub, scour. To stone.

Words with the same origin as frotter

Descendants of frio
dentifrice frayer friabilité friable friction frisson