hanneton

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French hanneton, from Old French haneton, from Frankish *hano (rooster), from Proto-Germanic *hanô; +‎ -et +‎ -on.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hanneton m (plural hannetons)

  1. cockchafer, June bug (US)
  2. (figuratively) scatterbrain

Descendants[edit]

  • Norman: hanneton

Further reading[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French hanneton, from Frankish *hano (rooster).

Noun[edit]

hanneton m (plural hannetons)

  1. (Jersey) cockchafer, May bug