jument

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English jument, from Anglo-Norman jument or its etymon Latin iūmentum.

Noun[edit]

jument (plural juments)

  1. (obsolete) An animal, especially a beast of burden.

Franco-Provençal[edit]

Noun[edit]

jument f

  1. mare
    Synonyms: cavala, èga

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒy.mɑ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jument f (plural juments)

  1. mare (female horse)
    Synonym: cavale

Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman jument or its etymon Latin iūmentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒiu̯ˈmɛnt/, /ˈd͡ʒiu̯mɛnt/

Noun[edit]

jument

  1. (rare) beast of burden

Descendants[edit]

  • English: jument

References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin iūmentum (pack animal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (archaic) IPA(key): /dʒyˈment/
  • (classical) IPA(key): /dʒyˈmant/
  • (late) IPA(key): /ʒyˈmant/

Noun[edit]

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

  1. beast of burden
  2. mare (female horse)

Descendants[edit]