: something resembling the tongue in form or function

Word History


Middle English, from Middle French languete, diminutive of langue

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of languet was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near languet

Cite this Entry

“Languet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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