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Tet

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noun \ˈtet\

Definition of Tet

  1. :  the Vietnamese New Year observed during the first several days of the lunar calendar beginning at the second new moon after the winter solstice



Origin and Etymology of tet

Vietnamese tết


First Known Use: 1885

Rhymes with tet

bet, debt, fret, get, het, jet, let, Lett, met, net, pet, ret, set, stet, sweat, threat, vet, wet, whet, yet


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