Languet



[lang-gwet] /ˈlæŋ gwɛt/

noun
1.
any of various small tongue-shaped parts, processes, or projections.
/ˈlæŋɡwɛt/
noun
1.
(rare) anything resembling a tongue in shape or function
n.

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

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