Breton

play
noun Bret·on \ˈbre-tən\

Definition of Breton

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Brittany

  2. 2 :  the Celtic language of the Breton people

Breton

adjective

Origin and Etymology of breton

French, from Medieval Latin Briton-, Brito, from Latin, Briton


First Known Use: 1653


Breton

play
biographical name Bre·ton \brə-ˈtōⁿ\

Definition of Breton

  1. André 1896–1966 Fr. surrealist poet


Learn More about breton


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Breton? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to search out and expose misconduct

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ