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[zha-ne for 1; jan-it for 2] /ʒaˈnɛ for 1; ˈdʒæn ɪt for 2/
Pierre Marie Félix
[pyer ma-ree fey-leeks] /pyɛr maˈri feɪˈliks/ (Show IPA),
1859–1947, French psychologist and neurologist.
Also, Janetta
[juh-net-uh] /dʒəˈnɛt ə/ (Show IPA)
. a female given name, form of Jane. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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British Dictionary definitions for Janet


/French ʒanɛ/
Pierre Marie Félix (pjɛr mari feliks). 1859–1947, French psychologist and neurologist, noted particularly for his work on the origins of hysteria
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Word Origin and History for Janet

fem. proper name, a diminutive of Jane.

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