languet

noun
lan·​guet | \ ˈlaŋ-gwət How to pronounce languet (audio) , laŋ-ˈgwet How to pronounce languet (audio) \

Definition of languet

: something resembling the tongue in form or function

First Known Use of languet

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for languet

Middle English, from Middle French languete, diminutive of langue

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“Languet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/languet. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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