Definitions for jennetˈdʒɛn ɪt
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a female donkey.
a small Spanish horse.
Category: Mammals, Dogs, Cats, and Horses
Origin of jennet:
1425–75; late ME < MF genet < Catalan, < SpAr zinētī, dial. var. of zanātī pertaining to the Zenete tribe (of Berbers)
jennet, jenny, jenny ass(noun)
a small Spanish horse
a small Spanish horse; a genet
A Jennet or Spanish Jennet was a small Spanish horse. It was noted for a smooth naturally ambling gait, compact and well-muscled build, and a good disposition. The jennet was an ideal light riding horse, and as such spread across Europe and provided some of the foundation bloodstock for several horse breeds in the Americas.
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