From Gaulish *garra (“leg”) (compare Welsh garr), from Proto-Celtic *garrā, which is of uncertain origin; possibly sharing a Pre-Greek / substrate origin with Ancient Greek άκαρα (ákara, “leg, shank”).
jarret m (plural jarrets)
- back of the knee
- hock (joint)
- ^ Brown, Raymond (1985): Evidence for pre-Greek speech on Crete from Greek alphabetic sources, p. 296