terril etymology

French word terril comes from French terre (Earth; soil. Land, property (delimited area).), French -is

Detailed word origin of terril

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
terre French (fra) Earth; soil. Land, property (delimited area).
-is French (fra) Suffix forming the first-person singular past historic of -ir verbs.. Suffix forming the first-person singular past historic of -re verbs.. Suffix forming the first-person singular present indicative of -ir verbs.. Suffix forming the second-person singular past historic of -ir verbs.. Suffix forming the second-person singular past historic of -re verbs.. Suffix forming the second-person [...]
terril French (fra) Slag heap.

Words with the same origin as terril

Descendants of terre
Terre-Neuve Terre-Neuvien Terreneuvien terrasse terrien
Descendants of -is
abattis frottis hachis treillis