Meilleur etymology


French word meilleur comes from Proto-Indo-European *mel-, and later Latin melior (Better; irregular comparative degree of.)

Etymology of meilleur

Detailed word origin of meilleur

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*mel- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*mélyōs Proto-Indo-European (ine)
melior Latin (lat) Better; irregular comparative degree of.
meillor Old French (fro) Best. ;better;.
meilleur Middle French (frm) ("best"). ("better").
meilleur French (fr) ("better"). (when preceded by definite article) ("best") Best.

Words with the same origin as meilleur

Descendants of *mel-

malheur marteau poisson