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Meaning of Breton

Bret•on

Pronunciation: (bret'n Fr. br&schwa&sylptôn'), [key]
— n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Brittany.
  2. Also calledthe Celtic language of Brittany.
  3. (often l.c.) a round hat for women, with a flat crown and a turned-up brim.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to Brittany, the Bretons, or their language.

Bre•ton

Pronunciation: (bru-tôn'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1896–1966, French poet, essayist, and critic.
  2. 1827–1906, French painter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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