Limousin

noun

Lim·​ou·​sin li-ˈmü-sin How to pronounce Limousin (audio)
ˈli-mə-ˌzēn,
lē-mü-ˈzaⁿ How to pronounce Limousin (audio)
: any of a French breed of medium-sized yellowish-red cattle bred especially for meat

Word History

Etymology

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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Cite this Entry

“Limousin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Limousin. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

Geographical Definition

Limousin

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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