soixantaine etymology

French word soixantaine comes from French -aine, French soixante (Sixty Sixty.)

Detailed word origin of soixantaine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-aine French (fra) (noun, or, adjective) (demonyms). (noun-only) Indicates approximation, suffixed to a number.
soixante French (fra) Sixty Sixty.
soixantaine French (fra) About sixty.

Words with the same origin as soixantaine

Descendants of -aine
cinquantaine dizaine huitaine neuvaine quinzaine trentaine vingtaine
Descendants of soixante