noun Western U.S. and Canada.
- butt weld,
- butter bean,
- butter brickle,
- butter clam,
- butter cookie
Origin of butte
Examples from the Web for butte
A week ago, Amanda Curtis was a just math teacher from Butte with a TED talk.Meet Montana's Nose-Ringed Candidate for the U.S. Senate|Ben Jacobs|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tedford spotted Rodgers while recruiting another Butte player, but Rodgers still wears Butte jerseys.Aaron Rodgers: the NFL’s Best Quarterback of All Time|Allen Barra|January 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the end, conduct that might not fly in Butte could draw a fugghedaboudit in Brooklyn.
The butte scenery both approaching and leaving Green River was very fine.Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway|Effie Price Gladding
And just here we climb out once more, to take another bearing on The Butte of the Cross.
Some of us go out for half a mile and climb a butte to the north.
He had made the trip over from Butte the day before, and now expectantly awaited the appearance of the Honorable William.A Man of Two Countries|Alice Harriman
In the sandstone formation atop the butte is a cave formed by wind and water erosion.North Dakota|Various
Word Origin for butte
1805, American English, from French butte, from Old French but "mound, knoll" (see butt (n.3)). A French word introduced in Lewis & Clark's journals.