[ baw-suhnd, bos-uhnd ]

adjectiveBritish Dialect.
  1. (of animals) having white spots on a black or bay background; piebald.

  2. (of horses and cattle) having a white patch or streak on the forehead or having one white foot.

Origin of bausond

1275–1325; Middle English bausand<Middle French, Old French bausant, baucent<Vulgar Latin *balteānus belted, striped, equivalent to Latin balte(us) belt + -ānus-an

Words Nearby bausond Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024