Reynard

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French renart (Modern renard ‎(fox)), influenced by Middle Dutch Reynaerd[1], both ultimately from Proto-Germanic *Raginaharduz, from *raginą ‎(decision, advice, counsel) + *harduz ‎(hard, strong). Compare German Reinhard, Old High German Reginhart ‎(strong in counsel)[2].

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Reynard

  1. (Britain) A name in European folklore for the red fox.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/reynard
  2. ^ http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=reynard