-ette

suffix forming nouns:
1》 denoting small size: kitchenette.
2》 denoting an imitation or substitute: leatherette.
3》 denoting female gender: suffragette.
Origin
from OFr. -ette, feminine of -et1.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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