The English Language

Borrowed Words From
Breton

4 Words Listed


Breton Language Notes

Breton is an Indo-European language spoken in Western France. It is the only Celtic language still spoken in continental Europe.


WordMeaningNotes
carol   Song sung at Christmas, a Christian festival.
gabardine   A type of overcoat.
garrote   Execution by strangling.
valet   A butler.

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