picot

noun

: one of a series of small ornamental loops forming an edging on ribbon or lace

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, small point, from Middle French, from pic prick, from piquer to prick — more at pike

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of picot was in 1865

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Cite this Entry

“Picot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picot. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

picot

noun
: one of a series of small loops forming an ornamental edging on ribbon or lace
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