languette definition

  • noun:
    • A kind of hood forming part of a lady's costume in seventeenth century.
    • In music:
    • The tongue of a reed of a harmonium or reed-organ.
    • A key of a wind-instrument. See key, 4
    • . In addition languet.
    • In zoology:
    • element of an insect's reduced lip; the tonguelet or ligula. See ligula. Latreille. Additionally languet.
    • The byssus-organ of a mollusk.

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