raffinerie etymology

French word raffinerie comes from French raffiner (To rarefy. To refine.), French -erie

Detailed word origin of raffinerie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
raffiner French (fra) To rarefy. To refine.
-erie French (fra) Denoting a shop selling a certain product.. Denoting an object used to perform an action. Denoting an organization specializing in a given field. Denoting nouns describing qualities or properties.
raffinerie French (fra) Refinery.

Words with the same origin as raffinerie

Descendants of raffiner
raffinage raffineur
Descendants of -erie
armurerie bijouterie boucherie boulangerie camaraderie carrosserie connerie imprimerie ingénierie lingerie loterie mutinerie paperasserie plaisanterie porcherie pâtisserie quincaillerie saloperie scierie tapisserie tricherie tromperie tuerie épicerie