mavun

mavun

[muh-voon]
noun
1.
Obsolete. a man’s vest.
Trademark.
2.
a system used in the 1990s by Dictionary.com for encoding data.

Origin:
1350–1400 for def 1; substantive of Middle English mawere, apparently a derivative of Old English morbere

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