meaning of Breton

Breton meaning in General Dictionary

Of or associated with Brittany or Bretagne in France

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  • a local or inhabitant of Brittany (especially person who talks the Breton language)
  • a Celtic language of Brittany
  • Of or concerning Brittany, or Bretagne, in France.
  • A native or inhabitant of Brittany, or Bretagne, in France; in addition, the old language of Brittany; Armorican.

Breton meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"native or language of Brittany," late 14c., from French as a type of Briton (q.v.).


Breton - French to English

Breton [of / from Brittany]


Breton meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or regarding Brittany, or Bretagne, in France.

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  • (n.) A native or inhabitant of Brittany, or Bretagne, in France; also, the ancient language of Brittany; Armorican.

Sentence Examples with the word Breton

NUMA DENIS FUSTEL DE COULANGES (1830-1889), French historian, was born in Paris on the 18th of March 1830, of Breton descent.

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