See also: Eau, eau, EAU, and ÉAU

French edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old French -el, from Latin -ellus.

Pronunciation edit

Suffix edit

-eau m (plural -eaux, feminine -elle)

  1. forms diminutive masculine nouns, especially with the sense "young animal"
    éléphant + ‎-eau → ‎éléphanteau
    zèbre + ‎-eau → ‎zébreau

Derived terms edit