noix etymology

French word noix comes from Proto-Indo-European *ken-, and later Old French nois (Nut (edible seet).)

Detailed word origin of noix

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ken- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kenw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
nucis Latin (lat)
nois Old French (fro) Nut (edible seet).
noix French (fra) Nut. Walnut.

Words with the same origin as noix

Descendants of *ken-
Cendrillon casse-noix cendre dénoyage noisetier noisette nope noppe nougat noyade noyau noyer nucelle récent