Ket: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ket), [key]
— pl. Kets, Ket
  1. a member of an indigenous people of central Siberia, living in widely dispersed communities on tributaries of the Yenisei River, between 60° and 67° N latitude.
  2. the Yeniseian language of the Ket, related only to several now extinct languages of the upper Yenisei. Also called


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. var. ofbefore a vowel: ketene.
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