pelage etymology

French word pelage comes from French -age, French poil (Bristle (on a brush). Hair (on the body).)

Detailed word origin of pelage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age French (fra) (rare) Forming collective nouns.. Forming nouns with the sense of "action or result of Xing" or, more rarely, "action related to X".. Forming nouns with the sense of "state of being (a) X".
poil French (fra) Bristle (on a brush). Hair (on the body).
pelage French (fra) Fur.

Words with the same origin as pelage

Descendants of -age
atterrissage barrage braquage cambriolage chantage courage garage héritage maquillage mariage massage nettoyage nuage orage otage partage passage sauver sauvetage tatouage tournage usage voisinage âge équipage