[mawn] /mɔ̃/ (Show IPA). French name of the Matterhorn.
Mont Cervin, the French name for Matterhorn
a girdle or belt, especially as worn by women of ancient Greece. Classical Mythology. the girdle of Venus, decorated with every object that could arouse amorous desire. a hand covering made of leather strips and often covered with metal studs, worn by boxers. noun (classical myth) the girdle of Aphrodite (Venus) decorated to cause amorousness […]
any member of the deer family, Cervidae, comprising deer, caribou, elk, and moose, characterized by the bearing of antlers in the male or in both sexes. noun any ruminant mammal of the family Cervidae, including the deer, characterized by the presence of antlers adjective of, relating to, or belonging to the Cervidae cervid (sûr’vĭd) Any […]
noun (zoology) the flexible region between the prothorax and head in insects
a combining form meaning “whale,” used in the formation of compound words: cetane.