gigot

noun
gi·​got | \ ˈji-gət How to pronounce gigot (audio) , zhē-ˈgō How to pronounce gigot (audio) \
plural gigots\ ˈji-​gəts How to pronounce gigot (audio) , zhē-​ˈgō(z) \

Definition of gigot

1 : a leg of meat (such as lamb) especially when cooked
2 : a leg-of-mutton sleeve

Examples of gigot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Likewise, an archival Christopher John Rogers bustier paired with a satin gigot sleeve dress on Jimmy Kimmel Live brought luxurious flair to the program. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 30 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of gigot

1526, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gigot

Middle French, diminutive of gigue fiddle; from its shape — more at jig

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“Gigot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gigot. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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