Mascotte
Mascot Mas"cot, Mascotte Mas"cotte, n. [Through French fr. Pr. mascot a little sorcerer or magician, mascotto witchcraft, sorcery.] 1. A person who is supposed to bring good luck to the household to which he or she belongs. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: Anything that brings good luck; especially, an animal kept by a group, as a sports team, to serve as a symbol and to bring luck. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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