ranny

1 of 2

noun (1)

ran·​ny
ˈrani
plural -es
dialectal, England

ranny

2 of 2

noun (2)

ran·​ny
ˈranē
plural -es
: a poor quality calf of mongrel breeding

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

probably modification of Latin araneus (mus), from araneus of a spider (from aranea spider) + mus mouse

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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“Ranny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ranny. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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