emmet

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noun em·met \ˈe-mət\

Definition of emmet

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  ant

Origin and Etymology of emmet

Middle English emete, from Old English æmette ant — more at ant


First Known Use: before 12th century


Emmet

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biographical name Em·met \ˈe-mət\

Definition of Emmet

  1. Robert 1778–1803 Irish nationalist and rebel


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