Walloon


Wal·loon

noun \wä-ˈlün\

Definition of WALLOON

1
:  a member of a people of southern and southeastern Belgium and adjacent parts of France
2
:  a French dialect of the Walloons
Walloon adjective

Origin 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

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