mouton

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French mouton (sheep)

Noun[edit]

mouton (plural moutons)

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

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mouton m (plural moutons)

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

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French mouton (sheep)

Noun[edit]

mouton

  1. sheep

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

mouton m (plural moutons)

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

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

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

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Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French mouton

Noun[edit]

mouton

  1. sheep

Reference[edit]

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