picot

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noun pi·cot \ˈpē-(ˌ)kō, pē-ˈkō\

Definition of picot

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

Origin and Etymology of picot

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


First Known Use: 1865

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