paillasson etymology

French word paillasson comes from French paillasse (Clown, buffoon Laboratory desk. Paillasse, straw mattress.), French -on

Detailed word origin of paillasson

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
paillasse French (fra) Clown, buffoon Laboratory desk. Paillasse, straw mattress.
-on French (fra) Forming diminutives of things, including some animals.. Indicating origin or occupation. (physics, and, biology) -on.
paillasson French (fra) Doormat.

Words with the same origin as paillasson

Descendants of -on
bouillon bûcheron canon chaton chiffon cordon cornichon crayon feuilleton forgeron jeton maillon médaillon ourson peloton pognon poisson ponton raton rayon réveillon saucisson torchon tourbillon