pannage

/ (ˈpænɪdʒ) /

noun archaic

pasturage for pigs, esp in a forest
the right to pasture pigs in a forest
payment for this
acorns, beech mast, etc, on which pigs feed

Nearby words

  1. panmixia,
  2. panmixis,
  3. panmunjom,
  4. panmyelophthisis,
  5. panmyelosis,
  6. panne,
  7. pannel,
  8. panner's disease,
  9. pannhas,
  10. pannicular hernia

Word Origin for pannage

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

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