molard etymology

French word molard comes from Proto-Indo-European *(h₂)moldus

Detailed word origin of molard

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(h₂)moldus Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
mollis Latin (lat) (New Latin) Used as a species epithet.. Mild, tender. Pliant, flexible, supple. Soft, delicate to the touch. Tender, weak.
mol Old French (fro)
mol Middle French (frm)
mou French (fra) Lungs, lights (of a slaughtered animal) (informal) pansy, spineless. Soft, pliable.
molard French (fra) (slang) spit wad (a wad of spittle spat by someone).