Definition of lansquenet in English:

lansquenet

noun

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

  • 2

    archaic variant of landsknecht

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

lansquenet

/ˈlɑːnskəˌnɛt//ˈlanskəˌnɛt/