Jennet



[jen-it] /ˈdʒɛn ɪt/

noun
1.
a female donkey.
2.
a small Spanish horse.
/ˈdʒɛnɪt/
noun
1.
Also called jenny. a female donkey or ass
2.
a small Spanish riding horse
n.

“small Spanish horse,” mid-15c., from French genet, from Spanish jinete “a light horseman,” perhaps from Arabic Zenata, name of a Barbary tribe [Klein]. Sense transferred in English and French from the rider to the horse.

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