passementerie

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noun passe·men·terie \pas-ˈmen-t(ə-)rē\

Definition of passementerie

  1. :  an ornamental edging or trimming (such as tassels) made of braid, cord, gimp, beading, or metallic thread

Origin and Etymology of passementerie

French, from passement ornamental braid, from passer


First Known Use: 1615

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