Reynard

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Rey·nard

or rey·nard  (rā′nərd, -närd′, rĕn′ərd)
n.
A fox.

[Middle English Renard, Reynard, from Old French Renart and Middle Dutch Reynaert, the name of the fox in the beast epic Roman de Renart.]

Reynard

(ˈrɛnəd; ˈrɛnɑːd; ˈreɪnəd; ˈreɪnɑːd)
n
(European Myth & Legend) a name for a fox, used in medieval tales, fables, etc
[from earlier Renard, Renart, hero of the French bestiary Roman de Renart: ultimately from the Old High German name Reginhart, literally: strong in counsel]

Reyn•ard

(ˈreɪ nɑrd, -nərd, ˈrɛn ərd)

n.
a name given to the fox, orig. in the medieval beast epic Reynard the Fox.
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Noun1.Reynard - a conventional name for a fox used in tales following usage in the old epic `Reynard the Fox'Reynard - a conventional name for a fox used in tales following usage in the old epic `Reynard the Fox'
fox - alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
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Car, selon lui, les mythes de doubles sont pris en charge dans la structure de parente spirituelle, ce qu'il s'attache a montrer dans deux cas: le Roman de Renart et la Chanson de Roland.
Defining the narrative lay is also a concern in Amanda Hopkins's introduction to Biclarel and Melion, as Biclarel, unlike Melion, is integrated into the first redaction of Le Roman de Renart le Contrefait.
Ah, que frescor, que real rejuvenecimiento de la historia, que posibilidad cierta de trabajar, de compartir la misma lengua de quienes trabajaron, compusieron y leyeron en el pasado Le roman de Renart.