emmet

noun
em·​met | \ ˈe-mət How to pronounce emmet (audio) \

Definition of emmet

chiefly dialectal
: ant

First Known Use of emmet

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for emmet

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

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The first known use of emmet was before the 12th century

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“Emmet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emmet. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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Emmet biographical name

Em·​met | \ ˈe-mət How to pronounce Emmet (audio) \

Definition of Emmet

Robert 1778–1803 Irish nationalist and rebel

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