Inherited from Middle French poupée, from Old French poupee, popede (cf. also Medieval Latin *pupāta), or Vulgar Latin *puppa (with the French suffix -ée later added), ultimately from Latin pūpa (“girl; doll, puppet”).
poupée f (plural poupées)
- doll (object)
- “poupée”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.