mouton

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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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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]

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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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