plural -s
: badger

Word History


Middle English baucyne, bausen, borrowed from Anglo-French bausande, baussan, bausun, noun derivative of bauçcan, bausent, balçan "piebald"

Note: The Anglo-French use of the adjective as the name for the badger appears to have no parallel in contiental French.

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“Bauson.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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