Gascon meaning

găskən
A boastful person; a braggart.
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The Romance language of Gascony, sometimes considered a dialect of Occitan.
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Of or relating to Gascony, the Gascons, or their language or culture.
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A native or inhabitant of Gascony.
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Of Gascony or its people or culture.
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Like or characteristic of this people, reputed to be boastful.
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A person born or living in Gascony.
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A boaster; swaggerer.
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A native or inhabitant of Gascony, a region of southwest France. [from 14th c.]
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Of or relating to Gascony.
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The dialect of the Occitan language spoken in Gascony.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gascon
Plural:
gascons

Origin of gascon

  • From Gascon (from the traditional stereotype of Gascons as braggarts)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French from Latin Vasconēs the Basques

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman gascoign, gascun et al., Middle French gascon, from Latin plural Vascōnēs. Compare Basque.

    From Wiktionary