chevon

noun
chev·​on | \ ˈshevən\
plural -s

Definition of chevon

: the flesh of the goat used as food to many inhabitants of the tropics chevon is as palatable as mutton

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History and Etymology for chevon

French chèvre goat (from Latin capra she-goat, feminine of capr-, caper goat) + English mutton, from Middle English motoun, from Old French moton ram

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