maltraiter etymology

French word maltraiter comes from French traiter, French mal-

Detailed word origin of maltraiter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
traiter French (fra) (data processing) to process. To process, spray, coat. To take care (of). To treat.
mal- French (fra) Badly; wrongly. Denotes the opposite of the unprefixed form.
maltraiter French (fra) To mistreat.

Words with the same origin as maltraiter

Descendants of traiter
surtraitement traitable traiteur
Descendants of mal-
maladresse maladroit malaise malcommode malentendu malfaisant malfamé malfaçon malfaçonné malhabile malheureux malhonnête malhonnêtement malhonnêteté malingre malnutrition malodorant malpoli malpropre malsonnant malvoyant