mouton

noun
mou·​ton | \ ˈmü-ˌtän How to pronounce mouton (audio) , mü-ˈtän How to pronounce mouton (audio) \

Definition of mouton

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

First Known Use of mouton

1944, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mouton

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

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“Mouton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mouton. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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