ennet

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English enede, from Old English ened, æned (drake, duck), from Proto-Germanic *anudz (duck), from Proto-Indo-European *anǝt-, *nāt- (duck). Cognate with Dutch eend (duck), German Ente (duck), Swedish and (duck, mallard), Icelandic önd (duck), Latin anas (duck, drake), Lithuanian antis (duck, mallard), Russian утка (útka, duck).

Noun[edit]

ennet (plural ennets)

  1. (now chiefly dialectal) Duck; drake.
  2. (now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) The common eider (Somateria mollissima).
  3. (now chiefly dialectal) The kittiwake.

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