et

\ ˈet \

Definition of et 

(Entry 1 of 6)

dialectal past tense and past participle of eat

Et

abbreviation (1)

Definition of Et (Entry 2 of 6)

ethyl

ET

noun
\ ˈē-ˈtē \

Definition of ET (Entry 3 of 6)

ET

abbreviation (2)

Definition of ET (Entry 4 of 6)

eastern time

Definition of -et (Entry 5 of 6)

: small one baronet cellaret

Definition of -et (Entry 6 of 6)

: group octet

First Known Use of et

Noun

1981, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for et

Noun suffix (1)

Middle English, from Anglo-French -et, masculine, & -ete, feminine, from Late Latin -itus & -ita

Noun suffix

duet

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