Dictionary.com

Poussin

[ poo-san ]
/ puˈsɛ̃ /
Save This Word!

noun
Ni·co·las [nee-kaw-lah], /ni kɔˈlɑ/, 1594–1655, French painter.
QUIZ
FIRE UP YOUR VOCAB FOR A "RED" SYNONYMS QUIZ
No fire engine reds here, only a fierce collection of vibrant words for the color red to test yourself on.
Question 1 of 7
What does "amaranth" mean?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Poussin in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Poussin (1 of 2)

poussin
/ (French pusɛ̃) /

noun
a young chicken reared for eating

Word Origin for poussin

from French

British Dictionary definitions for Poussin (2 of 2)

Poussin
/ (French pusɛ̃) /

noun
Nicolas (nikɔlɑ). 1594–1665, French painter, regarded as a leader of French classical painting. He is best known for the austere historical and biblical paintings and landscapes of his later years
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK