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et

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\ˈet\

Definition of et

  1. dialect past and past participle of eat



Rhymes with et


Et

abbreviation

Definition of Et

  1. ethyl



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ET

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noun \ˈē-ˈtē\

Definition of ET



1981

First Known Use of et

1981


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ET

abbreviation

Definition of ET

  1. eastern time




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-et

noun suffix

Definition of -et

  1. :  small one <baronet> <cellaret>



Origin and Etymology of -et

Middle English, from Anglo-French -et, masculine, & -ete, feminine, from Late Latin -itus & -ita


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-et

noun suffix

Definition of -et

  1. :  group <octet>



Origin and Etymology of -et

duet



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