lant

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alteration of earlier land (urine), from Middle English land (urine), from Old English hland (urine), from Proto-Germanic *hlandą (urine), from Proto-Indo-European *klān- (liquid, wet ground). Cognate with Icelandic hland (urine), Norwegian land (urine).

Noun[edit]

lant (uncountable)

  1. Aged urine.

Verb[edit]

lant (third-person singular simple present lants, present participle lanting, simple past and past participle lanted)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To flavor (ale) with aged urine.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lant

  1. (UK, dialect, Northern England) Obsolete form of lanterloo. (the card game)
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare lance.

Noun[edit]

lant (plural lants)

  1. Any of several species of slender marine fishes of the genus Ammedytes. The common European species (A. tobianus) and the American species (A. Americanus) live on sandy shores, buried in the sand, and are caught in large quantities for bait.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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French[edit]

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lant m (plural lants)

  1. (zoology) zebu (Bos taurus indicus)

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, compare Middle High German lute, Early New High German laut, German Laute, from Old French leüt, from Arabic العود (al-‘ūd, wood, lute) (literally, "the wood").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɒnt/
  • Hyphenation: lant

Noun[edit]

lant (plural lantok)

  1. (music) lute

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Middle High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German lant, from Proto-Germanic *landą.

Noun[edit]

lant n

  1. land
  2. country

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *landą, from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ-. Compare Old Saxon land, Old Frisian land, lond, Old Dutch lant, Old English land, lond, Old Norse land, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳 (land).

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Noun[edit]

lant n

  1. land
  2. country

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