Definition of guillemet in English:

guillemet

Line breaks: guille|met
Pronunciation: /ˈɡiːmeɪ
 
, ɡijmɛ/

noun

Each of a pair of punctuation marks (« ») used as quotation marks in French and other European languages.

Origin

French, of uncertain origin; probably derived from the male forename Guillaume or the surname Guillemet.

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