butiller

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From boteille +‎ -ier.

Noun[edit]

butiller m ‎(oblique plural butillers, nominative singular butillers, nominative plural butiller)

  1. butler (officer in charge of wine)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: butler, Butler (borrowed)
  • French: boutillier
  • French: family name Boutillier (almost only in Europe)
  • French: family name Bouthillier (almost only in Québec)

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (boteillier, supplement)