From earlier Gemse, from Middle High German gemeze, from Old High German gamiza (13th c.), from Late Latin camōx (5th c.), from Gaulish camox, probably from an extinct Alpine language (Raetic, Ancient Ligurian), possibly Proto-Indo-European *kem (“without horns”).
Gämse f (genitive Gämse, plural Gämsen)
- Gämse in Duden online
- Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN