There are 2 main definitions of -et in English:

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-et 1

suffix

Forming nouns that were originally diminutives: baronet hatchet tablet

Origin

From Old French -et, -ete.

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There are 2 main definitions of -et in English:

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-et 2

(also -ete)

suffix

Forming nouns such as comet, and often denoting people: athlete poet

Origin

From Greek -ētēs.

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