Definitions for motemoʊt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a small particle or speck, esp. of dust.

Origin of mote:

bef. 1000; ME, OE mot speck; akin to Fris, D mot grit, sawdust


  1. may or might.

* pt. (mōst). Archaic..

Origin of mote:

bef. 900; ME mot(e), OE mōt. See must1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. atom, molecule, particle, corpuscle, mote, speck(noun)

    (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mote

    of Mot

  2. Mote

    of Mot

  3. Mote

    of Mot

  4. Mote

    see 1st Mot

  5. Mote(noun)

    a meeting of persons for discussion; as, a wardmote in the city of London

  6. Mote(noun)

    a body of persons who meet for discussion, esp. about the management of affairs; as, a folkmote

  7. Mote(noun)

    a place of meeting for discussion

  8. Mote(noun)

    the flourish sounded on a horn by a huntsman. See Mot, n., 3, and Mort

  9. Mote(noun)

    a small particle, as of floating dust; anything proverbially small; a speck

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an act of meeting

The meeting between my mother and my husband was not friendly.

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