[ shev-uhn ]
/ ˈʃɛv ən /
Save This Word!
the flesh of goats, used as food.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Origin of chevon
chev- (<French chèvre goat <Latin capra she-goat, feminine of caper goat) + -on, extracted from mutton1
Words nearby chevon
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021