hamlet
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈhæmlət/
Noun

hamlet (plural hamlets)

  1. A small village or a group of houses.
  2. (British) A village that does not have its own church.
  3. Any of the fish of the genus Hypoplectrus in the family Serranidae.
Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Hamletbarsche

Hamlet
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /ˈhæmlət/
Proper noun
  1. The eponymous main character of William Shakespeare's play, whose father's ghost, murdered by Hamlet's uncle, exhorts him to seek revenge.
Translations
  • French: Hamlet
  • German: Hamlet
  • Italian: Amleto
  • Portuguese: Hamlet
  • Russian: Га́млет
  • Spanish: Hamlet
Related terms
HAMLET
Noun

hamlet (uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry) A protein complex of alpha-lactalbumin and oleic acid that induces apoptosis in tumor cells, but not in healthy cells.



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