languet

[ lang-gwet ]
/ ˈlæŋ gwɛt /

noun

any of various small tongue-shaped parts, processes, or projections.

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Origin of languet

1375–1425; late Middle English <Middle French languete, diminutive of langue tongue; see -et
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British Dictionary definitions for languet

languet
/ (ˈlæŋɡwɛt) /

noun

rare anything resembling a tongue in shape or function

Word Origin for languet

C15: from Old French languette, diminutive of langue tongue
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