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See also batön

English

From French bâton.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
baton

Plural
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  1. A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal; the baton of a conductor in musical performances.
  2. (heraldry) An abatement in coats of arms to denote illegitimacy. (Also spelled batune, baston).

Translations

References

  • The Manual of Heraldry, Fifth Edition, by Anonymous, London, 1862, online at [1]

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

French bâton - stick.

Noun

baton

  1. bread stick
  2. chocolate stick

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [2]

Hiligaynon

Verb

baton

  1. accept, get, receive

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