What does mutton mean?

Definitions for mutton
ˈmʌt nmut·ton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mouton, mutton(noun)

    meat from a mature domestic sheep


  1. mutton(Noun)

    The flesh of sheep used as food.

  2. mutton(Noun)

    Em, a unit of measurement equal to the height of the type in use.

  3. mutton(Adjective)


  4. Origin: mouton, of origin, from molto-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mutton(noun)

    a sheep

  2. Mutton(noun)

    the flesh of a sheep

  3. Mutton(noun)

    a loose woman; a prostitute

  4. Origin: [OE. motoun, OF. moton, molton, a sheep, wether, F. mouton, LL. multo, by transposition of l fr. L. mutilus mutilated. See Mutilate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mutton

    mut′n, n. the flesh of sheep: an old Anglo-French gold coin impressed with a lamb: (slang) a loose woman, hence illicit commerce: a sheep.—n. Mutt′on-chop, a rib of mutton chopped at the small end for broiling or frying.—adj. like a mutton-chop (of whiskers cut round at the ends).—ns. Mutt′on-cut′let, a steak cut usually from a leg of mutton for broiling or frying; Mutt′on-fist, a coarse, big hand; Mutt′on-ham, a salted leg of mutton; Mutt′on-head, a heavy, stupid person.—adj. Mutt′on-head′ed, stupid.—ns. Mutt′on-sū′et, the fat about the kidneys and loins of sheep; Mutt′on-thump′er, a clumsy bookbinder.—adj. Mutt′ony.—Laced mutton (Shak.), a loose woman; Return to one's muttons (coll.), to return to the subject of discussion—a humorous mistranslation of the Fr. proverb, 'Revenons à nos moutons.' [O. Fr. moton (Fr. mouton), a sheep—Low L. multo, acc. to Diez, from L. mutilus, mutilated.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mutton in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mutton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of mutton in a Sentence

  1. John Evelyn:

    The hardest bones of beef itself, and mutton, were made as soft as cheese Source: http://www.evs-translations.com/blog-com/pressure-cooker/

  2. Ting Lu:

    People could turn to less expensive meat alternatives, such as chicken. Consumption for beef and mutton could also increase as winter comes.

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