(comparative more muttony, superlative most muttony)
- Like mutton; having a flavour of mutton.
mutton + -y
Variant of mutton
- the flesh of a sheep, esp. a grown sheep, used as food
- Rare a sheep
Origin of muttonMiddle English moton ; from Old French a ram ; from Medieval Latin an unverified form multo, sheep, of Celtic origin, originally as in Welsh mollt, Irish molt