[zha-ne for 1; jan-it for 2]


Pierre Ma·rie Fé·lix [pyer ma-ree fey-leeks] /pyɛr maˈri feɪˈliks/, 1859–1947, French psychologist and neurologist.
Also Ja·net·ta [juh-net-uh] /dʒəˈnɛt ə/. a female given name, form of Jane.

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Historical Examples of janet

  • "He was to ha' Janet on condeetion that he made the eldership," he fulsomely explained.

  • It was a pause in Janet's labors that gave the elder first warning of an intruder on his peace.

  • Nodding confirmation to the brilliant rejoinder, Janet fell again to work.

  • Again Janet looked up, with defeat perching amid her freckles.

  • Janet, be it remembered, lacked but two years of the fatal age.

British Dictionary definitions for janet



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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