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A male lanner falcon.

[Middle English laneret, from Old French, diminutive of lanier, lanner; see lanner.]
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(Animals) the male or tercel of the lanner falcon
[C15: diminutive of lanner]
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(ˈlæn əˌrɛt)

the male lanner.
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An act of 1495 provided that `none shal bear any hawk of the breed of England called eyess, goshawk, tassell [tiercel], lanner, lanneret [male lanner] or falcon' on pain of imprisonment for a year and a day, a fine to the Crown and the landowner, and forfeiture.