Definitions

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

  • n. Sheepskin that has been sheared and processed to resemble beaver or seal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. meat from a mature sheep.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gold coin current in France in the fourteenth century, having types similar to those of the agnel, and weighing about 70 grains; also, a gold coin with similar types (sometimes called agnel) struck by Edward III. and Henry V. of England for their French dominions. The mouton of Edward weighed about 70 grains, that of Henry about 40 grains.

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

  • n. meat from a mature domestic sheep

Etymologies

French, sheep, from Old French; see mutton.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • "Mouton fur is sheepskin which has been processed to resemble beaver or seal fur. Mouton is French for "sheep". Mouton fur refers to lamb hair which has been straightened, chemically treated, and thermally set to produce a moisture repellent finish. Mouton is often dyed brown to resemble beaver, but it is also found in many other colors."
    _Wikipedia

    June 9, 2008