Limousin

noun
Lim·​ou·​sin | \li-ˈmü-sin, ˈli-mə-ˌzēn, lē-mü-ˈzaⁿ \

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 \

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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