jument

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

jument (plural juments)

  1. (obsolete) A beast; especially, a beast of burden.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy
      That men should feed on such a kinde of meat, / Which very juments would refuse to eat.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin iūmentum (baggage animal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jument f (plural juments)

  1. mare (female horse)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin iūmentum (baggage animal).

Noun[edit]

jument f (oblique plural jumenz, nominative singular jument, nominative plural jumenz)

  1. mare (female horse)