brit

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noun \ˈbrit\
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britt

Definition of brit

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

Origin and Etymology of brit

perhaps from Corn brȳthel mackerel


First Known Use: 1851


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noun \ˈbrit\

Definition of Brit

  1. :  briton 2

1884

First Known Use of brit

1884


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Definition of Brit


BRIT Defined for English Language Learners


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noun \ˈbrit\

Definition of Brit for English Language Learners

  • : a British person

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