lampion etymology

French word lampion comes from Italian lampa (Lamp. Light.), Italian -one

Detailed word origin of lampion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lampa Italian (ita) Lamp. Light.
-one Italian (ita) An augmentative suffix, used to indicate largeness or importance. (organic chemistry) ketone. (physics) -on (particle).
lampione Italian (ita) Streetlight, streetlamp, lamppost.
lampion French (fra) Chinese lantern.

Words with the same origin as lampion

Descendants of -one
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