veneur

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

Definition of veneur

plural -s
: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


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