Breton

noun Bret·on \ ˈbre-tᵊn \

Definition of Breton

1 : a native or inhabitant of Brittany
2 : the Celtic language of the Breton people

Breton

adjective

Origin and Etymology of breton

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


Breton

biographical name Bre·ton \ brə-ˈtōⁿ \

Definition of Breton

André 1896–1966 French surrealist poet

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