Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of hood forming a part of a woman's costume in the seventeenth century.
  • n. In music:
  • n. The tongue of a reed of a harmonium or reed-organ.
  • n. A key of a wind-instrument. See key, 4
  • n. . Also languet.
  • n. In zoology:
  • n. Part of an insect's lower lip; the tonguelet or ligula. See ligula. Latreille. Also languet.
  • n. The byssus-organ of a mollusk.

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Examples

  • In the middle of your text, the word "languette" (yes, un diminutif de "langue") made me laugh, because ...

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • In the middle of your text, the word "languette" yes, un diminutif de "langue" made me laugh, because...

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • If I have un petit faible (une faiblette?) for this language (languette?), if certain words are sweetly chouette, and certain sounds sharply shadowed comme une silhouette ... the cause for this might just be that little suffix ette!

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • Your "langue" (tongue) is in your mouth, and where is your "languette"? ... most likely on your foot!

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • Your "langue" tongue is in your mouth, and where is your "languette"?

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • If you've got shoes with shoe laces, "la languette" is the 'tongue' under the laces!

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • If I have un petit faible (une faiblette?) for this language (languette?)

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • Je flash sur des bottines/basket noir et rose a porter languette pendante ou non enfin ...

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  • Bref, je repose bien entendu et la en remettant bien la languette de la shoes je vois ecrit 'adidas'!

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