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Webster 1913 Edition


Jument

Ju′ment

,
Noun.
[L.
jumentum
a beast of burden: cf. F.
jument
a mare, OF., a beast of burden.]
A beast; especially, a beast of burden.
[Obs.]
Fitter for
juments
than men to feed on.
Burton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Jument

JU'MENT

,
Noun.
[L. jumentum, a beast.] A beast of burden. [Not used.]

Definition 2022


jument

jument

English

Noun

jument (plural juments)

  1. (obsolete) An animal, especially a beast of burden.

French

Etymology

From Old French jument, from Latin iūmentum (baggage animal), jūmentum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʒy.mɑ̃/

Noun

jument f (plural juments)

  1. mare (female horse)

Synonyms


Old French

Etymology

From Latin iūmentum (baggage animal), jūmentum.

Noun

jument f (oblique plural jumenz or jumentz, nominative singular jument, nominative plural jumenz or jumentz)

  1. mare (female horse)

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