grisaille etymology

French word grisaille comes from French gris (Gray (colloquial) drunk, tipsy. Grey, gray.), French -aille

Detailed word origin of grisaille

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gris French (fra) Gray (colloquial) drunk, tipsy. Grey, gray.
-aille French (fra) Forming feminine nouns having a colloquial or pejorative meaning, or indicating the means or result of an action.
grisaille French (fra) Gloom (gloomy weather). Grisaille.

Words with the same origin as grisaille

Descendants of -aille
bleusaille broussaille cochonnaille débroussailler ferraille fiançaille flicaille futaille limaille muraille négraille pierraille poulaille retrouvaille trouvaille valetaille