maillon etymology

French word maillon comes from French maille, French -on

Detailed word origin of maillon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
maille French (fra) (obsolete) ancient currency, equivalent to half of a denier (graph theory) girth. (sewing) stitch. Link (in chainmail etc.). Mesh.
-on French (fra) Forming diminutives of things, including some animals.. Indicating origin or occupation. (physics, and, biology) -on.
maillon French (fra) Link (of a chain).

Words with the same origin as maillon

Descendants of maille
maillon faible
Descendants of -on
bouillon bûcheron canon chaton chiffon cordon cornichon crayon feuilleton forgeron jeton médaillon ourson paillasson peloton pognon poisson ponton raton rayon réveillon saucisson torchon tourbillon