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

[French, sheep, from Old French; see mutton.]


(Textiles) sheepskin processed to resemble the fur of another animal, esp beaver or seal
[from French: sheep. See mutton]


(ˈmu tɒn)

sheepskin processed to resemble another fur, esp. seal or beaver.
[1940–45; < French: sheepskin; see mutton]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mouton - meat from a mature domestic sheepmouton - meat from a mature domestic sheep  
domestic sheep, Ovis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin
meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
References in classic literature ?
Yet we have heard discoursing of carpets, with the air "d'un mouton qui reve," fellows who should not and who could not be entrusted with the management of their own moustaches.
The sorceress did not flee through the Rue de Mouton.
So it came about that at the council at Malo-Yaroslavets, when the generals pretending to confer together expressed various opinions, all mouths were closed by the opinion uttered by the simple-minded soldier Mouton who, speaking last, said what they all felt: that the one thing needful was to get away as quickly as possible; and no one, not even Napoleon, could say anything against that truth which they all recognized.
Napoleon with his forty-year-old stomach understood that hint, not feeling his former agility and boldness, and under the influence of the fright the Cossacks had given him he at once agreed with Mouton and issued orders- as the historians tell us- to retreat by the Smolensk road.
That Napoleon agreed with Mouton, and that the army retreated, does not prove that Napoleon caused it to retreat, but that the forces which influenced the whole army and directed it along the Mozhaysk
Forth we rode then, but when we came to the Mouton d'Or,' Gourval had had word of our coming and its purpose, so that the door was barred, nor was there any way into the house.
Mouton aux navets," added the butler gravely (pronounce, if you please, moutongonavvy); "and the soup is potage de mouton a l'Ecossaise.
Crawley, haughtily, "to call the dish as I have called it"; and it was served to us on silver soup plates by the footmen in the canary coats, with the mouton aux navets.
Le mouton de la race Ouled Djellal auquel Biskra va consacrer une fete nationale, pourrait avoir son propre label lorsque l'accompagnement scientifique et technique des eleveurs aura ete consolide, les parcours developpes et les mesures incitatives renforcees, ont estime des eleveurs, contactes par l'APS.
GT Golf enthusiasts who appreciate a fine bordeaux can now look forward to giving their wine rack (and golfing treasures) a boost with the limited edition Baron Philippe De Rothschild Mouton Cadet Ryder Cup Cuvee 2012, France (PS15, www.
Managing Director Anny Mouton has been at the forefront since its inception, helping launch amongst others the Multichoice Namibia brand and Unleaded petrol.
To my knowledge it hasn't been performed since the 16th century," said Peter Urquhart, founder and director of Capella Alamire, about Franco-Flemish composer Noel Bauldeweyn's "Missa Du bon du cueur," one of the works in tonight's program titled "The Legacy of Jean Mouton.