Baignoire etymology


French word baignoire comes from French baigner ((transitive) to bathe. To go for a swim.), French -oire

Etymology of baignoire

Detailed word origin of baignoire

Dictionary entry Language Definition
baigner French (fr) (transitive) to bathe. To go for a swim.
-oire French (fr) A suffix used on verbs (usually via the Latin supine form) to form masculine or feminine words for places where something is done.. A suffix used on verbs to form usually feminine words for objects or tools used to do something.. A suffix used to form adjectives matched to nouns ending in -ation (or its variants) and derived from a Latin verb.
baignoire French (fr) Bath (British), bathtub, tub (especially US).