Pend d'Oreille


Pend d'O·​reille
plural Pend d'Oreille or Pend d'Oreilles or Pends d'Oreille
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Word History


modification of French pendant d'oreille earring; probably from the fact that members of the tribe used to wear large shell earrings

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“Pend d'Oreille.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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