See also: Meute

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

meute (plural meutes)

  1. A cage for hawks; a mew.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milman to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for meute in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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EtymologyEdit

From French meute.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

meute f (plural meuten or meutes)

  1. pack, rout, crowd

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French meute, from Old French meute, muete, from Latin *movita, feminine of Latin *movitus, from perfect passive participle of moveō (move).

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NounEdit

meute f (plural meutes)

  1. (hunting) pack (of hounds)
  2. mob (of people)
    C'est la meute des honnêtes gens qui fait la chasse à l'enfant (Jacques Prévert)

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