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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: moton '(male) sheep'

mutton

noun
     
Related topics: Food Dish
mut‧ton [uncountable]
1DFF the meat from a sheep [↪ lamb]
2

mutton dressed as lamb

British English used to describe, in a disapproving way, someone who is wearing clothes that are usually worn by younger people

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