Definition of mouton in English:


Pronunciation /mo͞oˈtän/ /muˈtɑn/ /mo͞oˌtän/ /muˌtɑn/


  • Sheepskin cut and dyed to resemble beaver fur or sealskin.

    ‘There are also some brilliant-looking mouton and coyote-leather/fur boots.’
    • ‘My mom had a mouton fur coat that was put away in the attic.’
    • ‘I can make a parka, mouton mittens, and sew a fur ruff to finish it all off.’
    • ‘Though not recommended by furriers, I’ve found you can easily care for a mouton fur yourself.’


1950s from French, literally ‘sheep’.