gur·​nard ˈgər-nərd How to pronounce gurnard (audio)
plural gurnard or gurnards

Word History


Middle English, from Anglo-French gurenard, irregular from Old French grognier to grunt, from Latin grunnire, of imitative origin

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gurnard was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Gurnard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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