capriool etymology

Dutch word capriool comes from Proto-Indo-European *kápros (He-goat, billy goat.), Dutch bok, French capriole ((dressage).)

Detailed word origin of capriool

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kápros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) He-goat, billy goat.
bok Dutch (nld) (gymnastics) vaulting horse. (pejorative) churl, grouch. (pejorative) oaf, bumpkin. (printing) job case, type case. A crane on legs. Box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage). Male goat, buck, billy. Sawbuck, buck.
capriole French (fra) (dressage).
caper Italian (ita)
caper Romanian (ron)
*kapros Proto-Italic (itc-pro) He-goat.
caper Latin (lat) A male goat.
capra Latin (lat) A she-goat. The odor of armpits.
capreolus Latin (lat) Roe deer, roebuck.
capriola Italian (ita) Somersault, caper, capriole Female roe deer.
capriool Dutch (nld) A caper, a mischievous prank. A leap, a jump.

Words with the same origin as capriool

Descendants of *kápros