Definition of emmet in English:

emmet

Syllabification: em·met
Pronunciation: /ˈemit
 
/

noun

archaic
  • An ant.
    More example sentences
    • Especially since it cites people with names like Inocente and Chronotis (who studies the history of time), and a certain Emmet Brown (originally I thought it was some in-joke about brown ants, emmet being a Cornish word for ant.

Origin

Old English ǣmete (see ant).

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