Psyche knot

noun

Definition of Psyche knot

: a woman's hair style in which the hair is brushed back and twisted into a conical coil usually just above the nape — compare chignon

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History and Etymology for Psyche knot

after Psyche, who in works of art is often represented with this hair style

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“Psyche knot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Psyche%20knot. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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