See also: Baton, bâton, and batön

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bâton. Doublet of baston.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

baton (plural batons)

  1. A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes.
    the baton of a field marshal
  2. (music) The stick of a conductor in musical performances.
  3. (sports) An object transferred by runners in a relay race.
  4. (US) A short stout club used primarily by policemen; a truncheon (UK).
    Synonyms: billy club, nightstick
  5. (heraldry) An abatement in coats of arms to denote illegitimacy. (Also spelled batune, baston).
  6. (heraldry) A riband with the ends cut off, resembling a baton, as shown on a coat of arms.
  7. A short vertical lightweight post, not set into the ground, used to separate wires in a fence.

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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VerbEdit

baton (third-person singular simple present batons, present participle batoning, simple past and past participle batoned)

  1. To strike with a baton.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • The Manual of Heraldry, Fifth Edition, by Anonymous, London, 1862, online at [1]
  • The Observer's Book of Heraldry, by Charles Mackinnon of Dunakin, page 58.

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AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English baton, from French bâton, from Old French baston, probably from Vulgar Latin *bastō, *bastōnis. Doublet of baston.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ton
  • IPA(key): /baˈton/, [bʌˈt̪un̪]

NounEdit

batón

  1. baton (staff or truncheon)
    1. (music) stick of a conductor of an orchestra, or the majorette or drum major of a marching band
    2. (sports) object transferred by relay runners
    3. club used by policemen; night stick
      Synonym: batuta

VerbEdit

batón

  1. (music) to conduct an orchestra
  2. (music) to lead a marching band
  3. to use something as a baton
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

batón

  1. to have something
  2. to have a servant
  3. to watch; to look after; to take care of

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Fr. Juan Felis de la Encarnación (1851) Diccionario bisaya-español[2] (in Cebuano and Spanish), Amigos del País, page 53
  • John U. Wolff (1972) A dictionary of Cebuano Visayan[3] (in Cebuano and English), Cornell University

Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bâton.

NounEdit

baton

  1. bread stick
  2. chocolate stick

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[4], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

baton

  1. accusative singular of bato

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bâton.

NounEdit

baton

  1. stick

HiligaynonEdit

VerbEdit

báton

  1. accept, get, receive

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

baton

  1. Rōmaji transcription of バトン

Louisiana Creole FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bâton (stick).

NounEdit

baton

  1. stick
  2. stalk
  3. rod, pole
  4. cane, walking stick

ReferencesEdit

  • Albert Valdman; Thomas A. Klinger; Margaret M. Marshall; Kevin J. Rottet, Dictionary of Louisiana Creole, →ISBN, page 64

Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bâton.

NounEdit

baton

  1. stick

ReferencesEdit

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

PolishEdit

 
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baton (1)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bâton.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

baton m inan (diminutive batonik) or baton m anim (diminutive batonik)

  1. candy bar

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • baton in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • baton in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bâton.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

baton n (plural batoane)

  1. bar, stick
    baton de ciocolatăchocolate bar

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit


Seychellois CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bâton.

NounEdit

baton

  1. stick

ReferencesEdit

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English baton, from French bâton, from Old French baston, probably from Vulgar Latin *bastō, *bastōnis. Doublet of baston.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ba‧ton
  • IPA(key): /baˈton/, [bɐˈton]

NounEdit

batón

  1. baton (staff or truncheon)
    1. (music) stick of a conductor of an orchestra, or the majorette or drum major of a marching band
      Synonyms: (conductor baton) batuta, botong
    2. (sports) object transferred by relay runners
      Synonym: botong
    3. club used by policemen; night stick
      Synonyms: batuta, botong

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


TetumEdit

NounEdit

batón

  1. lipstick