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emmet (ˈɛmɪt Pronunciation for emmet

Definitions

noun

  1. (British) an archaic or dialect word for ant
  2. (Cornwall, dialect) a tourist or holiday-maker

Word Origin

Old English ǣmette ant; related to Old Norse meita, Old High German āmeiza, Gothic maitan

Emmet (ˈɛmɪt Pronunciation for Emmet

Definitions

noun

  1. Robert. 1778–1803, Irish nationalist, executed for leading an uprising for Irish independence

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