nageoire etymology

French word nageoire comes from French -oire, French nager (To swim.)

Detailed word origin of nageoire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oire French (fra) A suffix used on verbs (usually via the Latin supine form) to form masculine or feminine words for places where something is done.. A suffix used on verbs to form usually feminine words for objects or tools used to do something.. A suffix used to form adjectives matched to nouns ending in -ation (or its variants) and derived from a Latin verb.
nager French (fra) To swim.
nageoire French (fra) Fin (of fish). Flipper (of dolphin, seal, walrus etc.).

Words with the same origin as nageoire

Descendants of -oire
absolutoire antisécrétoire argumentatoire aspiratoire baignoire balançoire bassinoire bouilloire distillatoire escrire exutoire giratoire glissoire mangeoire mâchoire passoire pataugeoire pétoire sécrétoire écumoire épilatoire