torrion etymology

French word torrion comes from Italian torre ((literary) (chess) rook, castle. Tower.), Italian -one

Detailed word origin of torrion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
torre Italian (ita) (literary) (chess) rook, castle. Tower.
-one Italian (ita) An augmentative suffix, used to indicate largeness or importance. (organic chemistry) ketone. (physics) -on (particle).
torrione Italian (ita) (nautical) conning tower. Dungeon. Keep, large tower.
torrion French (fra)

Words with the same origin as torrion

Descendants of -one
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