See also: Mastin and mastín

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *mans'tinus, < *mansuetīnus (tamed (animal)), from Classical Latin mānsuētus (tamed).

NounEdit

mastin m (oblique plural mastins, nominative singular mastins, nominative plural mastin)

  1. guard dog

DescendantsEdit

  • French: mâtin
  • Italian: mastino