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picot

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noun pi·cot \ˈpē-(ˌ)kō, pē-ˈ\

Definition of picot

  1. :  one of a series of small ornamental loops forming an edging on ribbon or lace



Origin of picot

French, literally, small point, from Middle French, from pic prick, from piquer to prick — more at pike


First Known Use: circa 1882

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