Origin: Fr < Prov cadello < L catella, fem. of catellus, puppy, whelp < IE base *kat-, to bear young > ON hathna, young goat
See cadelle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Provençal cadello
Origin: , from Latin catella
Origin: , feminine of catellus, puppy
Origin: , from catulus, the young of animals; see kat- in Indo-European roots.