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verb Chiefly North Atlantic, South Midland, and Southern U.S. Nonstandard.
  1. a simple past tense of eat.
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et

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[et]
conjunction Latin.
  1. and.
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Et

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. ethyl.
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e.t.

  1. electrical transcription.
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-et

  1. a noun suffix having properly a diminutive force (now lost in many words): islet; tablet; midget; plummet.
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Compare -ette.

Origin of -et

Middle English < Old French -et (masculine), -ette (feminine)

E.T.

or ET

  1. Eastern time.
  2. extraterrestrial(def 2).
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Related Words for et

Martian, alien, extraterrestrial, E.T.

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British Dictionary definitions for et

et

the internet domain name for
  1. Ethiopia
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Et

the chemical symbol for
  1. ethyl
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ET

abbreviation for
  1. Employment Training: a government scheme offering training in technological and business skills to unemployed people
  2. Egypt (international car registration)
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-et

suffix forming nouns
  1. small or lesserislet; baronet
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Word Origin for -et

from Old French -et, -ete
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