orfraie etymology

French word orfraie comes from Latin ossifragus (Bone-breaking Osprey, sea eagle.)

Detailed word origin of orfraie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ossifragus Latin (lat) Bone-breaking Osprey, sea eagle.
osfraie Old French (fro)
orfraie French (fra) Bird of ill omen. Osprey. White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla).