volaille etymology

French word volaille comes from Latin velox (Swift, quick, fleet, rapid, speedy.)

Detailed word origin of volaille

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
velox Latin (lat) Swift, quick, fleet, rapid, speedy.
volatilis Latin (lat) Fleeting, transitory. Flying, winged. Swift, rapid. Volatile.
volātilia Late Latin (LL)
volille, volleille Old French (fro)
volaille French (fra) Poultry.

Words with the same origin as volaille

Descendants of velox
café-vélo vélo vélo-café vélo-pupitre véloce vélocipède vélocité vélodrome vélorue