Saanen

noun
Saa·​nen | \ ˈsä-nən How to pronounce Saanen (audio) , ˈzä- \

Definition of Saanen

: any of a Swiss breed of usually white and hornless short-haired dairy goats

First Known Use of Saanen

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Saanen

Saanen, locality in southwest Switzerland

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The first known use of Saanen was in 1906

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“Saanen.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saanen. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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