lavaliere

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noun la·va·liere \ˌlä-və-ˈlir, ˌla-\
variants: or less commonly

lavalliere

Definition of lavaliere

  1. :  a pendant on a fine chain that is worn as a necklace

Examples of lavaliere in a Sentence

  1. gave his girlfriend a golden lavaliere engraved with his name

Origin and Etymology of lavaliere

French lavallière necktie with a large knot



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