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Meaning of MASCOT

Pronunciation:  'maskut

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a person or animal that is adopted by a team or other group as a symbolic figure

MASCOT is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: being, organism



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mas"cot\, Mascotte \Mas"cotte\, n. [Through French fr.
Pr. mascot a little sorcerer or magician, mascotto
witchcraft, sorcery.]
A person who is supposed to bring good luck to the household
to which he or she belongs; anything that brings good luck.

Computing Dictionary

Modular Approach to Software Construction Operation and Test: a method for software design aimed at real-time embedded systems from the Royal Signals and Research Establishment, UK.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: amulet, charm, fetish, fylfot, gammadion, good-luck charm, hoodoo, juju, love charm, luck, lucky bean, lucky piece, madstone, mumbo jumbo, obeah, periapt, philter, phylactery, scarab, scarabaeus, scarabee, sudarium, swastika, talisman, veronica, voodoo, whammy