mustache

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French moustache, from Italian mostaccio, from Medieval Greek μουστάκιον (moustákion), diminutive of (Doric) Ancient Greek μύσταξ (mustaks, upper lip), from Proto-Indo-European *mendʰ- (to chew).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mustache (plural mustaches)

  1. A growth of facial hair between the nose and the upper lip.

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]