retrancher etymology

French word retrancher comes from French trancher, French reconqueste

Detailed word origin of retrancher

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
trancher French (fra) (intransitive) to rule, make a ruling, come to a decision. (intransitive, pejorative, with de) to behave or comport oneself (as if one were). (intransitive, with avec, sur) to contrast (with), stand out (against). (intransitive, with dans) to stand out (in). (transitive) to slice, to cut into slices. (transitive, figurative) to decide, to settle, to address. (transitive, literary) to [...]
reconqueste French (fra)
retrancher French (fra) (archaic, transitive) to kill, to snuff out, to bump off. (intransitive) to cut down. (reflexive) to take shelter. (reflexive, military) to entrench oneself. (transitive) to cut off (exclude, from e.g. society). (transitive) to deduct, take away, cut out (delete).

Words with the same origin as retrancher

Descendants of trancher
retranchement tranche
Descendants of reconqueste
reconquête