tablet

[ tab-lit ]
/ ˈtæb lɪt /

noun

verb (used with object), tab·let·ed or tab·let·ted, tab·let·ing or tab·let·ting.

Origin of tablet

1275–1325; Middle English tablette < Middle French tablete. See table, -et
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British Dictionary definitions for tablet

tablet
/ (ˈtæblɪt) /

noun

Word Origin for tablet

C14: from Old French tablete a little table, from Latin tabula a board
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Medicine definitions for tablet

tablet
[ tăblĭt ]

n.

A small flat pellet of medication to be taken orally.
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