veneur

noun
ve·​neur | \ R və̇ˈnər, +vowel -ˈnər‧;R -ˈnə̄, +vowel in a word following without pause -ˈnər‧ or -ˈnə̄ also -ˈnər \
plural -s

Definition of veneur

: a person acting as superintendent of the chase and especially of hounds in French medieval venery and being an important officer of the royal household

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History and Etymology for veneur

Middle French, from Old French, hunter, from Latin venator, from venatus (past participle of venari to hunt) + -or

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“Veneur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veneur. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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