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1nit

noun \ˈnit\

Definition of NIT

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

drone, entomology, gadfly, pismire, proboscis, vespine

2nit

noun

Definition of NIT

chiefly British
:  nitwit

First Known Use of NIT

circa 1903

NIT

abbreviation

Definition of NIT

National Invitational Tournament

Other Field and Goal Sports Terms

crease, lateral, lax, overthrow, playbook, post, screen, scrum, secondary, ultimate
NIT Defined for Kids

nit

noun \ˈnit\

Definition of NIT for Kids

:  the egg of a louse
Medical Dictionary

nit

noun \ˈnit\

Medical Definition of NIT

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

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