Saa·​nen ˈsä-nən How to pronounce Saanen (audio)
: any of a Swiss breed of usually white and hornless short-haired dairy goats

Word History


Saanen, locality in southwest Switzerland

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Saanen was in 1906

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“Saanen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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