tigresse etymology

French word tigresse comes from French -esse, French tigre (Tiger.)

Detailed word origin of tigresse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-esse French (fra) -ess (female form) Used to form nouns describing the condition of being something (-ness, -ity, etc.).
tigre French (fra) Tiger.
tigresse French (fra) (figuratively) a fierce, brave, jealous or passionate woman. Tigress.

Words with the same origin as tigresse

Descendants of -esse
Suissesse allégresse bassesse comtesse déesse délicatesse gentillesse gonzesse grossesse ivresse jeunesse justesse négresse poétesse princesse prêtresse richesse sagesse seigneuresse souplesse tendresse vieillesse vitesse ânesse