Definition of muet
1 of e in French : silent or sometimes silent and sometimes pronounced
2 of h in French : initial in the orthography of a word before which elision and liaison occur — compare aspiré
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Origin and Etymology of muet
muet from French, literally, mute, from Middle French; muette from French, feminine of muet — more at mute
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