pannage

noun archaic
  1. pasturage for pigs, esp in a forest
  2. the right to pasture pigs in a forest
  3. payment for this
  4. acorns, beech mast, etc, on which pigs feed

Word Origin for pannage

C13: from Old French pasnage, ultimately from Latin pastion-, pastiō feeding, from pascere to feed
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