giratoire etymology

French word giratoire comes from French -oire, Latin gyratus

Detailed word origin of giratoire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oire French (fra) A suffix used on verbs (usually via the Latin supine form) to form masculine or feminine words for places where something is done.. A suffix used on verbs to form usually feminine words for objects or tools used to do something.. A suffix used to form adjectives matched to nouns ending in -ation (or its variants) and derived from a Latin verb.
gyratus Latin (lat)
giratoire French (fra) Gyratory (Switzerland) roundabout.

Words with the same origin as giratoire

Descendants of -oire
absolutoire antisécrétoire argumentatoire aspiratoire baignoire balançoire bassinoire bouilloire distillatoire escrire exutoire glissoire mangeoire mâchoire nageoire passoire pataugeoire pétoire sécrétoire écumoire épilatoire