See also: Mouton

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French mouton (sheep). Doublet of mutton.

NounEdit

mouton (plural moutons)

  1. (historical) A 14th-century French gold coin, weighing about 70 grains.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mu.tɔ̃/
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NounEdit

mouton m (plural moutons)

  1. sheep (animal)
  2. mutton (meat)
  3. (figuratively) lemming, sheep (someone who follows a crowd and succumbs to groupthink)
  4. mouton (coin)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit


Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French mouton (sheep)

NounEdit

mouton

  1. sheep

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

mouton m (plural moutons)

  1. (Jersey) sheep
  2. (Jersey) mutton
  3. (Jersey) battering ram

Derived termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin moltō, from Gaulish *multon-, from Proto-Celtic *moltos.

NounEdit

mouton m (oblique plural moutons, nominative singular moutons, nominative plural mouton)

  1. sheep (animal)
  2. mutton (meat)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: mutton
  • French: mouton

Seychellois CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French mouton

NounEdit

mouton

  1. sheep

ReferencesEdit

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