variants or muette
of e in French : silent or sometimes silent and sometimes pronounced
of h in French : initial in the orthography of a word before which elision and liaison occur compare aspiré

Word History


muet from French, literally, mute, from Middle French; muette from French, feminine of muet

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“Muet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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