Saanen

noun
Saa·​nen | \ˈsä-nən, 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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Saanen

Dictionary Entries near Saanen

Saakashvili

Saale

Saami

Saanen

Saanich

Saar

Saarbrücken

Statistics for Saanen

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Saanen

The first known use of Saanen was in 1906

See more words from the same year

Comments on Saanen

What made you want to look up Saanen? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

full of whispering sounds

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!