lanner

noun
lan·​ner | \ ˈla-nər How to pronounce lanner (audio) \

Definition of lanner

: a falcon (Falco biarmicus) of southern Europe, southwestern Asia, and Africa specifically : a female lanner

Examples of lanner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lanners estimates the report will be ready to present to the City Council by the end of July. Nicholas Sakelaris, star-telegram.com, "City eyes wayfinding signs," 23 May 2017

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First Known Use of lanner

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lanner

Middle English laner, from Anglo-French laner, lanier

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“Lanner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lanner. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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