Definition of lansquenet in English:

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lansquenet

Pronunciation: /ˌlanskəˈnet/

noun

1 historical A gambling game of German origin involving betting on cards turned up by the dealer.
2 archaic variant of landsknecht.

Origin

Early 17th century (sense 2): via French from German Landsknecht (see landsknecht).

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Syllabification: lans·que·net

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