donnard or donnered (ˈdɒnərd)
/ (ˈdɒnərt) /
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Word Origin for donnert
C18: from Scottish dialect donner to astound, perhaps from Dutch donderen to thunder, from Middle Dutch donder thunder
Words nearby donnert
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Example sentences from the Web for donnert
But he was nothing but a dour, donnert soldier, and valued good logic not a docken.The Men of the Moss-Hags|S. R. Crockett