hanetun (1141)

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hanetun (1141)


[ FEW: 16,143b *hano; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,745a hanneton; TL: 4,875 haneton; DEAF: H135 haneton; DMF:  hanneton; TLF:  hanneton; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
hanatoun,  hanestun  


1insectszool.cockchafer, beetle
( 1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Idunkes vendrunt musches, Hanetuns e laustes, Ki les fruiz mangerunt  636
fig.beetle (as worthless object)
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Ne porte od sei ne pain ne vin [...] Ne tant que vaille un hanetun Entre vitaille e guarisun  1249
2insectszool.drone bee (?)
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Ee, hanatoun en ruche (M.E. Bee, drumbil in hyve)  815
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