from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Brittany or its people, language, or culture.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Brittany.
  • n. The Celtic language of Brittany. Also called Armoric.
  • Breton, André 1896-1966. French poet and literary theorist. He began to write after World War I, at first linking himself with Dadaism but breaking with that movement to write the first manifesto of surrealism (1924).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person from Brittany.
  • proper n. The Celtic language of Brittany.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to Brittany.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to Brittany, or Bretagne, in France.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to Brittany or Bretagne, a former province in northwestern France, or to the language of its people.
  • n. A native of Brittany.
  • n. The native language of Brittany; Armoric (which see).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Celtic language of Brittany
  • n. a native or inhabitant of Brittany (especially one who speaks the Breton language)


Middle English, from Old French; see Briton.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French Breton. (Wiktionary)



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