stylet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French stylet(stiletto), from Middle French stilet(stiletto), from Old Italian stiletto

Noun[edit]

stylet ‎(plural stylets)

  1. A slender medical probe or device.
  2. (zoology) A stiff, slender organ of an animal.
  3. (botany) A style of a plant's flower.
  4. A stiletto or poniard.
  5. An engraving tool, a stylus.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian stiletto.

Noun[edit]

stylet m ‎(plural stylets)

  1. stiletto (blade)

Etymology 2[edit]

From style +‎ -et.

Noun[edit]

stylet m ‎(plural stylets)

  1. stylus
  2. (medicine) stylet