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

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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,, "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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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