rascette

noun

ras·​cette
raˈset
plural -s
: a line crossing the wrist below the palm of the hand that is sometimes held by palmists to provide additional indication of a strong or weak constitution

called also bracelet

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Word History

Etymology

French, from Medieval Latin raseta

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rascette was in 1879

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“Rascette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rascette. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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