Definitions for jennetˈdʒɛn ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jen•netˈdʒɛn ɪt(n.)

  1. a female donkey.

    Category: Mammals

  2. 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)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jennet, jenny, jenny ass(noun)

    female donkey

Wiktionary

  1. jennet(Noun)

    a small Spanish horse

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jennet(noun)

    a small Spanish horse; a genet

Freebase

  1. Jennet

    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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