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languet

[lang-gwet] /ˈlæŋ gwɛt/
noun
1.
any of various small tongue-shaped parts, processes, or projections.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
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
1.
(rare) anything resembling a tongue in shape or function
Word Origin
C15: from Old French languette, diminutive of langue tongue
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Word Origin and History for languet
n.

early 15c., literally "little tongue," from French languette, diminutive of langue "tongue," from Latin lingua (see lingual).

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