Endite vs Indite - What's the difference?

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Endite is an alternative form of indite.


As nouns the difference between endite and indite

is that endite is one of the mouthparts of a spider or other arachnids, specifically the lobe of the palpal coxa lateral to the labium while indite is (mineralogy) an extremely rare indium-iron sulfide mineral.

As verbs the difference between endite and indite

is that endite is while indite is to physically make letters and words on a writing surface; to inscribe.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

endite

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One of the mouthparts of a spider or other arachnids, specifically the lobe of the palpal coxa lateral to the labium.
  • Verb

    (endit)
  • * 1977 , , Penguin Classics, p.365:
  • They speak of Job and his humility, / For clerics when they wish to can endite / Its praises nobly, and especially, / In men — they praise few women when they write.

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    indite

    English

    Alternative forms

    * endite * indict

    Verb

    (indit)
  • To physically make letters and words on a writing surface; to inscribe
  • To write, especially a literary or artistic work; to compose
  • * 1844 ,
  • It is certain that the mere act of inditing tends, in a great degree, to the logicalisation of thought. Whenever, on account of its vagueness, I am dissatisfied with a conception of the brain, I resort forthwith to the pen, for the purpose of obtaining, through its aid, the necessary form, consequence, and precision.
  • To dictate; to prompt.
  • * Bible, Psalms xlv. 1
  • My heart is inditing a good matter.
  • * South
  • Could a common grief have indited such expressions?
  • (obsolete) To invite or ask.
  • * Shakespeare
  • She will indite him to supper.
  • (obsolete) To indict; to accuse; to censure.
  • * (rfdate) Spenser, Amoretti , III.14:
  • the wonder that my wit cannot endite

    Anagrams

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    Noun

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  • (mineralogy) An extremely rare indium-iron sulfide mineral.
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