Definition of lansquenet in English:

lansquenet

noun

  • 1 historical A gambling game of German origin involving betting on cards turned up by the dealer.

  • 2

    archaic variant of landsknecht

Pronunciation

lansquenet

/ˌlanskəˈnet/ /ˌlænskəˈnɛt/

Origin

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