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From Old French molture, from moldre (to grind), later moudre, the same as Modern French. The Old French alternatively derives from a Vulgar Latin *molitura, from Latin molitus (compare Spanish moltura, Friulian muldure).



mouture f (plural moutures)

  1. grinding (usually cereals)
  2. the fee charged for grinding
  3. (figuratively) version, draft (of a document)
    Synonym: version
    • 2017 March 7, Frédéric Autan, “Décret anti-immigration : Donald Trump revoit sa copie”, in Libération[1]:
      Plus d’un mois et demi après l’adoption d’une première mouture contestée dans la rue puis suspendue par la justice, Donald Trump a signé lundi une version atténuée de son décret anti-immigration.
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