aigrette


ai·grette

noun \ā-ˈgret, ˈā-ˌ\

Definition of AIGRETTE

1
:  a spray of feathers (as of the egret) for the head
2
:  a spray of gems worn on a hat or in the hair

Origin of AIGRETTE

French, plume, egret, from Middle French — more at egret
First Known Use: 1630

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