mot

noun
\ ˈmō How to pronounce mot (audio) \
plural mots\ ˈmō(z) How to pronounce mot (audio) \

Definition of mot

: a pithy or witty saying

First Known Use of mot

1813, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mot

French, word, saying, from Old French, from Late Latin muttum grunt — more at motto

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“Mot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mot. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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