harfang

noun

har·​fang
ˈhärˌfaŋ
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Swedish harfång, literally, hare catcher, from hare (from Old Swedish hari) + fånga to catch, from Old Swedish fanga, from Middle Low German vangen; akin to Old English hara hare and to Old High German fāhan to catch

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“Harfang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harfang. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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