passementerie


passe·men·terie

noun \pas-ˈmen-t(ə-)rē\

Definition of PASSEMENTERIE

:  an ornamental edging or trimming (as tassels) made of braid, cord, gimp, beading, or metallic thread

Origin of PASSEMENTERIE

French, from passement ornamental braid, from passer
First Known Use: 1794

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