balmoral

noun
bal·​mor·​al | \ bal-ˈmȯr-əl How to pronounce balmoral (audio) , -ˈmär- \

Definition of balmoral

1 : a laced boot or shoe
2 often capitalized : a round flat cap with a top projecting all around

First Known Use of balmoral

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for balmoral

Balmoral Castle, Scotland

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“Balmoral.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balmoral. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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