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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old English ǣmette, from Proto-Germanic *ēmaitijǭ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈampt(ə)/, /ˈɛmpt(ə)/, /ˈant(ə)/, /ˈam(ə)t(ə)/, /ˈɛm(ə)t(ə)/

NounEdit

ampte (plural ampten or amptes)

  1. An ant; a formicid.
  2. (rare) A mantid.

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