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

Word History


Limousin, France

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Limousin was in 1920

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“Limousin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Limousin. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

Li·​mou·​sin ˌlē-mu̇-ˈzaⁿ How to pronounce Limousin (audio)
region and former province of south central France west of Auvergne; capital Limoges

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