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

Definition of veneur



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of veneur

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

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