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Reynard

[ rey-nahrd, -nerd, ren-erd ]
/ ˈreɪ nɑrd, -nərd, ˈrɛn ərd /
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noun
a name given to the fox, originally in the medieval beast epic Reynard the Fox.
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Reynard
/ (ˈrɛnəd, ˈrɛnɑːd, ˈreɪnəd, ˈreɪnɑːd) /

noun
a name for a fox, used in medieval tales, fables, etc

Word Origin for Reynard

from earlier Renard, Renart, hero of the French bestiary Roman de Renart : ultimately from the Old High German name Reginhart, literally: strong in counsel
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