baretta

noun ba·ret·ta \bəˈretə\

Definition of baretta

plural

-s

  1. :  a rutaceous evergreen shrub (Helietta parvifolia) of Texas with opposite trifoliolate leaves and purple flowers

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Origin and Etymology of baretta

modification of Mexican Spanish barreta, from Spanish barreta, barrete cap, biretta, from Catalan barret, from Provençal berret — more at beret


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