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

Word History

Etymology

Vietnamese tết

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Tet was in 1885

Dictionary Entries Near Tet

Cite this Entry

“Tet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tet. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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