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nit

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noun \ˈnit\

Definition of nit

  1. 1 :  the egg of a louse or other parasitic insect; also :  the insect itself when young

  2. 2 :  a minor shortcoming



Origin of nit

Middle English nite, from Old English hnitu; akin to Old High German hniz nit, Greek konid-, konis


First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Insect Terms

Rhymes with nit


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nit

noun

Definition of nit

chiefly British

  1. :  nitwit



Circa 1903

First Known Use of nit

circa 1903


NIT

abbreviation

Definition of NIT

  1. National Invitational Tournament



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NIT Defined for Kids

nit

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noun \ˈnit\

Definition of nit for Students

  1. :  the egg of a louse




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nit

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noun \ˈnit\

Medical Definition of nit

  1. :  the egg of a louse or other parasitic insect; also :  the insect itself when young




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