As nouns the difference between clan and hamlet
is that clan
is while hamlet
is (biochemistry) a protein complex of alpha-lactalbumin and oleic acid that induces apoptosis in tumor cells, but not in healthy cells.
(anthropology) A group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
A traditional social group of families in the Scottish Highlands having a common hereditary chieftain
Any association of people behaving clannishly.
(video games) A group of players who habitually play on the same team in multiplayer games.
A badger colony.
* Dutch: (l)
* German: (l)
A small village or a group of houses.
(British) A village that does not have its own church.
Any of the fish of the genus in the family Serranidae.