mouton

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noun mou·ton \ˈmü-ˌtän, mü-ˈ\

Definition of mouton

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1944

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