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nit

noun \ ˈnit \

Definition of nit

1 : the egg of a louse or other parasitic insect; also : the insect itself when young
2 : a minor shortcoming

Origin and Etymology of nit

Middle English nite, from Old English hnitu; akin to Old High German hniz nit, Greek konid-, konis

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nit

noun

Definition of nit

chiefly British
: nitwit

First Known Use of nit

1903


NIT

abbreviation

Definition of NIT

National Invitational Tournament

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NIT Defined for Kids

nit

noun \ ˈnit \

Definition of nit for Students

: the egg of a louse

Medical Dictionary

nit

noun \ ˈnit \

medical Definition of nit

: the egg of a louse or other parasitic insect; also : the insect itself when young


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