Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French mouton, from Vulgar Latin moltō, from Gaulish *multon-, from Proto-Celtic *moltos.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /muˈtuːn/, /ˈmutun/, /ˈmutən/

NounEdit

motoun (plural motouns)

  1. The meat of sheep or a piece of it; mutton.
  2. A sheep (of either gender) or its corpse.
  3. An Anglo-French gold coin impressed with the image of a lamb.
  4. (rare) The astrological sign Aries.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: mutton
  • Scots: mutton

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