bret|on


bret|on
Bret|on «BREHT uhn», noun, adjective.
–n.
1. a person born or living in Brittany.
2. the language of Brittany. Breton is a Celtic language closely related to Cornish and Welsh.
–adj.
of or having to do with Brittany, its people, or their language: »

Breton fishermen.

[< Old French breton Breton < Latin Brittō, -ōnis a Briton]
bret|on «BREHT uhn», noun.
a shallow-crowned hat with a slightly rolled brim.
[< Breton]

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