noun Etymology: Middle English emete, from Old English æmette ant — more at ant Date: before 12th century chiefly dialect ant

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  • Emmet — steht für: Emmet (Upland), Berg (742,5 m) im Rothaargebirge (Upland, Hessen) Emmet County, zwei Verwaltungseinheiten in Iowa und Michigan Emmet (Arkansas) Emmet (Nebraska) Emmet (North Dakota) Emmet (South Dakota) Emmet (Dodge County, Wisconsin)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Emmet — may refer to: Places in the United States * Emmet, Arkansas * Emmet, Nebraska * Emmet, South Dakota * Emmet, Dodge County, Wisconsin * Emmet, Marathon County, Wisconsin * Emmet County, Iowa * Emmet County, Michigan * Emmet Township, Union County …   Wikipedia

  • Emmet — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Emmet puede hacer referencia a: Personas Robert Emmet (1778 1803), activista nacionalista irlandés. Robert Emmet Sherwood (1896 1955), dramaturgo estadounidense. Emmet Fox (1886 1951), ministro de la Iglesia de la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Emmet — Emmet, AR U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 506 Housing Units (2000): 220 Land area (2000): 1.517628 sq. miles (3.930638 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.517628 sq. miles (3.930638 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Emmet — m English: transferred use of the surname, which itself was derived in the Middle Ages from the female given name Emmet, a diminutive form of EMMA (SEE Emma). It may sometimes be used by parents with Irish connections, in honour of the rebel… …   First names dictionary

  • Emmet — Em met ([e^]m m[e^]t), n. [OE. emete, amete, AS. [ae]mete. See {Ant}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An ant. [chiefly dialect] [1913 Webster] {Emmet hunter} (Zo[ o]l.), the {wryneck[3]}, a type of bird related to the woodpeckers. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emmet — Emmet, 1) Grafschaft im Staate Iowa (Nordamerika). ungefähr 20 QM., an das Gebiet Minnesota grenzend, vom Des Moines River durchflossen; mehrere kleine Seen im Nordosten; genannt nach dem Irländer Robert Emmet; Hauptort u. Einwohnerzahl noch… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • emmet — ant, from O.E. æmete (see ANT (Cf. ant)), surviving as a dialect word in parts of England; also, in Cornwall, a colloquial name for holiday tourists …   Etymology dictionary

  • emmet — [em′it] n. [see ANT1] Archaic an ant …   English World dictionary

  • emmet — noun /ˈɛmɪt/ a) An ant He told him that he saw a vast multitude and a promiscuous, their habitations like molehills, the men as emmets [...]. b) A tourist Once a dream did weave a shade / Oer my angel guarded bed / That an emmet lost its way /… …   Wiktionary

  • Emmet — irischer Name, Bedeutung angelehnt an den irischen Patrioten Robert Emmet, den Anführer der Rebellion gegen die Engländer 1798 …   Deutsch namen

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