Origin: altered (by assoc. with fur) < Prov farbello, a fringe, flounce, var. of Fr falbala, furbelow
See furbelow in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Probably alteration of Provençal farbello, farbella, fringe
Origin: , perhaps alteration of Italian faldella, pleat
Origin: , diminutive of falda, flap, loose end
Origin: , of Germanic origin; see pel-2 in Indo-European roots.