minestrone etymology

French word minestrone comes from Italian -one, Italian minestra (Soup.)

Detailed word origin of minestrone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-one Italian (ita) An augmentative suffix, used to indicate largeness or importance. (organic chemistry) ketone. (physics) -on (particle).
minestra Italian (ita) Soup.
minestrone Italian (ita) (usually, _, uncountable) minestrone (thick Italian vegetable soup).
minestrone French (fra) Minestrone (thick Italian vegetable soup).

Words with the same origin as minestrone

Descendants of -one
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