hooklet

noun

hook·​let ˈhu̇k-lət How to pronounce hooklet (audio)
: a small hook

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hooklet was circa 1839

Dictionary Entries Near hooklet

Cite this Entry

“Hooklet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hooklet. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

hooklet

noun
hook·​let ˈhu̇k-lət How to pronounce hooklet (audio)
: a small hook
a circle of hooklets on the tapeworm scolex
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