Definitions

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  • n. A beast; especially, a beast of burden.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A beast; especially, a beast of burden.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an animal such as a donkey or ox or elephant used for transporting loads or doing other heavy work

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • jument means mare in French and, judging from the usage examples in Wordnik and general search engine evidence, is more often employed to that purpose in French than to any purpose at all in English. La Jument is also the name of a famous lighthouse off Ushant, Brittany.

    September 22, 2014

  • Rich glory's the dream of each student
    But the world will insist we be prudent.
    When timidity beggars us
    We don’t soar like Pegasus
    But trudge with head down like a jument.

    September 22, 2014