my etymology.com

Etymology of the French word ocelle

the French word ocelle
derived from the Classical Latin word ocellus ( eye; darling)
derived from the Medieval Latin word oculus (eye)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *okʷ-


The earliest known usage of ocelle in French dates from the 19th century.

Derivations in French

oceller, ocellure, ocellaire

Derivations in other languages

Romanian ocel

© 2008 myetymology.com - Vox - l'étymologie de tous les mots