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word origin of renard and reynard?
Wikipedia's fox article says "Male foxes are known as dogs, tods, vixes (plural of vix), or reynards,"
Wikifur's Reynard article says
||The French word for fox, renard, is derived from the stories of Reynard. Originally, the French word for fox was "goupil."
I'm hoping there is one or more sources on (1) when the French first used renard a word (2) and when reynard was first used as a word for male fox. --EarthFurst
22:55, 1 February 2007 (UTC)