peisson etymology

Old French word peisson comes from Proto-Indo-European *peysḱ-, French -on, and later Latin piscis (A fish.)

Detailed word origin of peisson

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*peysḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-on French (fra) Forming diminutives of things, including some animals.. Indicating origin or occupation. (physics, and, biology) -on.
piscis Latin (lat) A fish.
pis Old French (fro)
puison Old French (fro)

Words with the same origin as peisson

Descendants of *peysḱ-
craspois graspois peis peisible pesche pescheor pescheur peschier peskeur pis pois poison poisson porpeis pourpais pourpois puison purpeis