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passementerie

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noun passe·men·terie \pas-ˈmen-t(ə-)rē\

Definition of passementerie

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



Origin and Etymology of passementerie

French, from passement ornamental braid, from passer


First Known Use: 1794


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