French, from Middle French, knotted rope worn by Cordeliers, from Cordelier, a kind of Franciscan friar, from cordel, diminutive of corde cord, rope
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“Cordelière.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cordeli%C3%A8re. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.
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