surpoids etymology

French word surpoids comes from French poids (Weight.), French surmonter

Detailed word origin of surpoids

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
poids French (fra) Weight.
surmonter French (fra) (transitive) to overcome, to surmount, to get over. (transitive) to top, to crown (a building, etc.).
surpoids French (fra) Excess weight; excess fat, fatty tissue.