Languet

Noun

  • A tongue-shaped implement, specifically:
  • A flat plate in (or opposite and below the mouth of) the pipe of an organ.
  • A piece of metal on a sword-hilt which overhangs the scabbard.
  • (zoology) A tongue-like organ found on certain tunicates.
  • A narrow blade on the edge of a spade or shovel.
  • (archaic) A narrow tongue of land.

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