Limousin

See also: limousin and Limousine

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French Limousin, from Latin Lemovicinus, adjective form of Lemovices, name of a Gaulish tribe in central France, most likely a reference to their elm bows and spears, of same ultimate origin as elm.

Proper nounEdit

Limousin

  1. A former region in France; since 2016, part of the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine.
  2. A breed of cattle from this region.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally an adjective referring to the city Limoges, from Latin Lemovicīnus, adjective form of Lemovicēs, name of a Gaulish tribe in central France, most likely a reference to their elm bows and spears.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /li.mu.zɛ̃/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛ̃

Proper nounEdit

Limousin m

  1. Limousin (a former region in France)

NounEdit

Limousin m (plural Limousins, feminine Limousine)

  1. person from Limousin

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