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nitnoun

uk   us   /nɪt/
  • 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 ​dirtyhair.
(Definition of nit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nitnoun [C]

 us   /nɪt/
the ​egg of an ​insect, esp. a ​louse
(Definition of nit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nit”
in Spanish liendre…
in Vietnamese trứng chấy, rận…
in Malaysian telur kutu…
in Thai ไข่เหา…
in French lente…
in German die Nisse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 傻瓜…
in Indonesian telur kutu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 傻瓜…
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