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From Old French amorette, French amourette, diminutive of amour.


amoret (plural amorets)

  1. (obsolete) An amorous girl or woman; a wanton.
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  2. (obsolete) A petty love affair.
  3. (obsolete) A love knot, love token, or love song.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for amoret in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)