mirage etymology

French word mirage comes from French mirer ((literary, or, dated) to watch intensely, to stare.), French -age

Detailed word origin of mirage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mirer French (fra) (literary, or, dated) to watch intensely, to stare.
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
mirage French (fra) Mirage.

Words with the same origin as mirage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage