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1. A native or inhabitant of Gascony.
2. The Romance language of Gascony, sometimes considered a dialect of Occitan.
Of or relating to Gascony, the Gascons, or their language or culture.
[French, from Latin Vasconēs, the Basques.]
A boastful person; a braggart.
[From Gascon (from the traditional stereotype of Gascons as braggarts).]
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rare a boaster; braggart
[C14: from Old French gascoun; compare Latin Vasconēs Basque]
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Gascony
2. (Languages) the dialect of French spoken in Gascony
of or relating to Gascony, its inhabitants, or their dialect of French
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a native or inhabitant of Gascony.
2. the Romance speech of Gascony.
3. (l.c.) boaster; braggart.adj.
4. of or pertaining to Gascony, its inhabitants, or their speech.
[1325–75; < Old French, ultimately < Latin Vascōnēs]
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