Definition of retropannage in US English:

retropannage

noun

  • Forage available in a forest after the pannage season. Also: the period following the pannage season; the right to pasture pigs during this period.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From post-classical Latin retropannagium from classical Latin retrō + post-classical Latin pannagium.

Pronunciation

retropannage

/ˌrɛtrə(ʊ)ˈpanɪdʒ/