mouton

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noun mou·ton \ ˈmü-ˌtän , mü-ˈ \

Definition of mouton

:processed sheepskin that has been sheared and dyed to resemble beaver or seal

Origin and Etymology of mouton

French, sheep, sheepskin, from Middle French, ram — more at mutton


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