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Subject: Re: The name Vairette
Author: morfydd   (Authenticated as morfydd)
Date: August 24, 2006 at 10:02:20 AM
Reply to: The name Vairette by YourSensei
Vair is a French word meaning soft leather (kid) and I was taught that the original Cinderella story by Perrot was really about a kid slipper (vair) and not a glass slipper (verre). "-ette" is a diminutive and so my guess would be "little soft soft leather/kid". Very tactile!

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