Limousin

noun
Lim·​ou·​sin | \ li-ˈmü-sin How to pronounce Limousin (audio) , ˈli-mə-ˌzēn, lē-mü-ˈzaⁿ How to pronounce Limousin (audio) \

Definition of Limousin

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any of a French breed of medium-sized yellowish-red cattle bred especially for meat

Limousin

geographical name
Li·​mou·​sin | \ ˌlē-mu̇-ˈzaⁿ How to pronounce Limousin (audio) \

Definition of Limousin (Entry 2 of 2)

region and former province of south central France west of Auvergne; capital Limoges

First Known Use of Limousin

Noun

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Limousin

Noun

Limousin, France

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“Limousin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Limousin. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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