dancetté

1 of 2

adjective

dan·​cet·​té
variants or dancettée
(ˈ)dan¦set(ˌ)ā,
¦dan(t)sə¦tā
or dancetty
(ˈ)dan¦setē
heraldry
: having large indentations usually three in number
a fess dancetté

dancette

2 of 2

noun

dan·​cette
danˈset
plural -s
: an architectural molding or group of moldings with a zigzag pattern in the design : chevron molding

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

probably modification of French denché from Middle French, from dent tooth, from Latin dent-, dens

Noun

alteration of dancetté entry 1

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“Dancetté.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dancett%C3%A9. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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