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nit

noun uk   /nɪt/ us  

nit noun (PERSON)

[C] UK informal disapproving a nitwit

nit noun (EGG)

[C usually plural] the egg of a louse, which sticks to the fur of an animal or the hair of a person: A few of the children have nits. You don't get nits from having dirty hair.
Translations of “nit”
in Spanish liendre…
in French lente…
in German die Nisse…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 傻瓜…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 傻瓜…
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