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gigot

play
noun gi·got \ˈji-gət, zhē-ˈgō\

Definition of gigot

plural

gigots

play \-gəts, -ˈgō(z)\
  1. 1 :  a leg of meat (as lamb) especially when cooked

  2. 2 :  a leg-of-mutton sleeve



Origin and Etymology of gigot

Middle French, diminutive of gigue fiddle; from its shape — more at jig


First Known Use: 1526

Rhymes with gigot


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