What word family is corduroy?

Corduroy is in the Indo-European family of languages. The element cord is from the Greek, via Latin and French, and it means a twisted fiber or a raised fabric. The duroy element, an obsolete English word meaning a rough cloth, is of obscure origin.
Corduroy is in the Indo-European family of languages. The element cord is from the Greek, via Latin and French, and it means a twisted fiber or a raised fabric. The duroy element, an obsolete English word meaning a rough cloth, is of obscure origin.