Definition of lanner
: a falcon (Falco biarmicus) of southern Europe, southwestern Asia, and Africa; specifically : a female lanner
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Lanners estimates the report will be ready to present to the City Council by the end of July.
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Origin and Etymology of lanner
Middle English laner, from Anglo-French laner, lanier
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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