brit

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noun \ˈbrit\
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britt

Definition of brit

  1. :  minute marine animals (such as crustaceans and pteropods) on which right whales feed

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Origin and Etymology of brit

perhaps from Corn brȳthel mackerel


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Brit

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noun \ˈbrit\

Definition of Brit

  1. :  briton 2

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First Known Use of brit

1884


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BRIT Defined for English Language Learners

Brit

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Definition of Brit for English Language Learners

  • : a British person

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