a falcon (Falco biarmicus) of the Mediterranean region, specif. the female used in falconry
Origin of lannerMiddle English lanere ; from Middle French lanier ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form lanarius, type of falcon ; from Classical Latin laniarius: see laniary
A lanner falcon, especially a female of the species.
Origin of lannerMiddle English laner, from Old French lanier, woolweaver, coward, from Latin lanarius, woolworker, from lana, wool.
- the Lanner Falcon, Falco biarmicus