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Walloon

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noun Wal·loon \wä-ˈlün\

Definition of Walloon

  1. 1 :  a member of a people of southern and southeastern Belgium and adjacent parts of France

  2. 2 :  a French dialect of the Walloons

Walloon

adjective


Origin and Etymology of walloon

Middle French Wallon, adjective & noun, of Germanic origin; probably akin to Old High German Walah Celtic, Roman, Old English Wealh Celtic, Welshman — more at welsh


First Known Use: 1567

Rhymes with walloon

aswoon, attune, baboon, balloon, bassoon, blue moon, buffoon, Calhoun, Cancún, cardoon, cartoon, cocoon, commune, doubloon, dragoon, festoon, fine-tune, forenoon, full moon, gaboon, gadroon, galloon, Gudrun, half-moon, harpoon, high noon, immune, impugn, jargoon, jejune, Kowloon, Kunlun, lagoon, lampoon, lardoon, Maine coon, maroon, monsoon, Neptune, new moon, oppugn, Pashtun, patroon, platoon, poltroon, pontoon, premune, puccoon, quadroon, ratoon, repugn, rough-hewn, saloon, Sassoon, shalloon, soupspoon, spittoon, spontoon, teaspoon, tribune, triune, tuchun, tycoon, typhoon, untune


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