Tet

noun
\ ˈtet How to pronounce Tet (audio) \

Definition of Tet

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

First Known Use of Tet

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tet

Vietnamese tết

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“Tet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tet. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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