grossesse etymology

French word grossesse comes from French gros (Big, thick, fat. Coarse, rough.), French -esse

Detailed word origin of grossesse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gros French (fra) Big, thick, fat. Coarse, rough.
-esse French (fra) -ess (female form) Used to form nouns describing the condition of being something (-ness, -ity, etc.).
grossesse French (fra) Pregnancy.

Words with the same origin as grossesse

Descendants of gros
Grosjean
Descendants of -esse
Suissesse allégresse bassesse comtesse déesse délicatesse gentillesse gonzesse ivresse jeunesse justesse négresse poétesse princesse prêtresse richesse sagesse seigneuresse souplesse tendresse tigresse vieillesse vitesse ânesse