noun ti·ara \tē-ˈer-ə, -ˈär-\

: a crown worn by the pope

: a small crown that is decorated with jewels and that is worn by women or girls on special occasions

Full Definition of TIARA

:  a 3-tiered crown worn by the pope
:  a decorative jeweled or flowered headband or semicircle for formal wear by women

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Origin of TIARA

Latin, royal Persian headdress, from Greek
First Known Use: 1616


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