pioche etymology

French word pioche comes from French pic (Pick (tool). Woodpecker Peak, summit.), French -oche

Detailed word origin of pioche

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pic French (fra) Pick (tool). Woodpecker Peak, summit.
-oche French (fra) (rare) Used to form nouns from verbs.. (slang) Used to form nouns or adjectives.
pioche French (fra) (card games) stock. Pickaxe.

Words with the same origin as pioche

Descendants of -oche
bavardocher bidoche boulocher branlocher cantoche cinoche fastoche flânocher maillocher mioche pétocher riocher râlocher taloche épinoche