gemot

noun

ge·​mot gə-ˈmōt How to pronounce gemot (audio)
yə-
variants or gemote
: a judicial or legislative assembly in Anglo-Saxon England

Word History

Etymology

Old English gemōt, from ge-, perfective prefix + mōt assembly — more at co-, moot entry 3

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gemot was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near gemot

Cite this Entry

“Gemot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gemot. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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