AskDefine | Define motte

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Noun

motte
  1. a raised earth mound, often topped with a wooden or stone structure and surrounded with a ditch

Derived terms

French

Pronunciation

/mɔt/

Noun

fr-noun f
  1. clod, lump of earth
  2. block (of butter)
  3. (pubic) mound, mons veneris

Japanese

Conjunction

  1. 以て: with

Extensive Definition

Motte can refer to:
a location:
motte in German: Motte
motte in Italian: Motte
motte in Dutch: Motte
motte in Polish: Motte
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