coissin

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, ultimately from Latin coxa via a Vulgar Latin root *coxinum (hip, thigh) or alternatively from Latin culcita (mattress).

Noun[edit]

coissin m (plural coissins)

  1. cushion (soft mass of material stuffed into a cloth bag used for comfort or support)

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin coxa via a Vulgar Latin root *coxinum (hip, thigh) or alternatively from Latin culcita (mattress).

Noun[edit]

coissin m (oblique plural coissins, nominative singular coissins, nominative plural coissin)

  1. cushion (soft mass of material stuffed into a cloth bag used for comfort or support)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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