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knight-errant

knight-er·rant

knight-errant

pronunciation:
naIt e rihnt
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: knights--errant
definition: a medieval knight who traveled widely in search of adventures, esp. in order to right wrongs or prove his skill.
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The word knight-errant contains the following part:
err Latin root that means error, wander