Definition of Britt

1. Noun. The young of a herring or sprat or similar fish.

Exact synonyms: Brit
Generic synonyms: Young Fish

2. Noun. Minute crustaceans forming food for right whales.
Exact synonyms: Brit
Generic synonyms: Copepod, Copepod Crustacean

Definition of Britt

1. brit [n -S] - See also: brit

Medical Definition of Britt

1. The young of the common herring; also, a small species of herring; the sprat. The minute marine animals (chiefly Entomostraca) upon which the right whales feed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Britt

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british columbia
britt (current term)
brittle bladder fern
brittle bones
brittle bush
brittle diabetes
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brittle hair syndrome
brittle maidenhair
brittle maidenhair fern
brittle star
brittle stars

Literary usage of Britt

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1. The Child Labor Bulletin by National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) (1916)
"In arguing this point Mr. britt said he did not want it thought that he ... In conclusion Mr. britt spoke of the welfare work in North Carolina mills, ..."

2. Cases on the Law of Evidence: Selected from Decisions of English and by Edward Wilcox Hinton (1919)
"Shaw, 4 NC 200; or whether he thought the issue before him was the same as it would have been had the plaintiff been on trial for the murder of Jacob britt, ..."

3. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle (1914)
"britt c. 57. GATE (Sax. geat), at the end of names of places, signifies way or path. Cunningham, Law Diet In the words beast-gate and cattle-gate, ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Admiralty by Great Britain High Court of Admiralty (1848)
"I think there were a great many difficulties in the case which might fairly have misled both parties. THE LONDON PACKET. britt. ..."

5. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1893)
"Change name to Physalodes physalodes (L.) britt. Strike out "incarnata. ... britt, Change " pubescens Lam " to pennsylvanica Marsh. Change " viridis MX. ..."

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