Mutton is meat from an older sheep.(noun)
An example of mutton is meat from a heard of fully grown sheep.
See mutton in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME moton < OFr, a ram < ML *multo, sheep, of Celt orig. as in Welsh mollt, Ir molt
See mutton in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French mouton, moton
Origin: , from Medieval Latin multō, multōn-
Origin: , of Celtic origin; see mel-1 in Indo-European roots.
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