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Meaning of PASSEMENTERIE

Pronunciation:  pas'mentree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
 

PASSEMENTERIE is a 13 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: trim, trimming
 
 See Also: adornment, braid, braiding, gold braid, miniver, rickrack, ricrac

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Passe*men"terie\, n. [F.]
    Trimmings, esp. of braids, cords, gimps, beads, or tinsel.
    
    
  2. \Passe*men"terie\ (E. p[.a]s*m[e^]n"tr[i^]; F.
    p[aum]`s'm[aum]N`t'r[-e]"), n. [F.]
    Beaded embroidery for women's dresses.
    
    
 

 

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