lanneret

[lan-uh-ret]

noun Falconry.

the male lanner, which is smaller than the female.

Nearby words

  1. lankester,
  2. lankester, sir edwin ray,
  3. lankly,
  4. lanky,
  5. lanner,
  6. lanny,
  7. lanolin,
  8. lanose,
  9. lanosity,
  10. lanosterol

Origin of lanneret

1400–50; late Middle English lanret < Middle French laneret. See lanner, -et

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British Dictionary definitions for lanneret

lanneret

noun

the male or tercel of the lanner falcon

Word Origin for lanneret

C15: diminutive of lanner

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