mouton

[ moo-ton ]
/ ˈmu tɒn /
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noun

sheepskin that has been processed to resemble another fur, especially seal or beaver.

Nearby words

  1. mouthpart,
  2. mouthpiece,
  3. mouthwash,
  4. mouthwatering,
  5. mouthy,
  6. mouton enrage,
  7. moutonnée,
  8. movable,
  9. movable feast,
  10. movable joint

Origin of mouton

1940–45; < French: sheep, sheepskin; see mutton1

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British Dictionary definitions for mouton

mouton

/ (ˈmuːtɒn) /

noun

sheepskin processed to resemble the fur of another animal, esp beaver or seal

Word Origin for mouton

from French: sheep. See mutton

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