frottoir etymology

French word frottoir comes from French -oir, French frotter

Detailed word origin of frottoir

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oir French (fra) A suffix forming infinitives of many verbs. A suffix used on verbs to form masculine words for objects or tools used to do something.. A suffix used on verbs to form masculine words for places where something is done.
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.
frottoir French (fra) Brush. Friction strip (on a box of matches).

Words with the same origin as frottoir

Descendants of -oir
abattoir abreuvoir bavoir boudoir butoir comptoir couloir dépotoir entonnoir fermoir foutoir fumoir mouchoir ostensoir parloir peignoir polissoir présentoir réservoir suçoir séchoir tiroir trottoir urinoir
Descendants of frotter
frottement frotteur frottis