milieu etymology

French word milieu comes from French lieu (Place Any of several fish from the Pollachius family.), French mi- (Half, mid-.)

Detailed word origin of milieu

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lieu French (fra) Place Any of several fish from the Pollachius family.
mi- French (fra) Half, mid-.
milieu French (fra) Middle; center. Setting; environment; surroundings. Social circle; milieu.

Words with the same origin as milieu

Descendants of mi-
parmi