Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

passementerie

[pas-men-tree; French pahs-mahn-tree] /pæsˈmɛn tri; French pɑs mɑ̃ˈtri/
noun
1.
trimming of braid, cord, bead, etc., in any of various forms.
Origin of passementerie
1850-1855
From French, dating back to 1850-55; See origin at passement, -ery
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for passementerie

passementerie

/pæsˈmɛntrɪ; French pɑsmɑ̃tri/
noun
1.
a decorative trimming of gimp, cord, beads, braid, etc
Word Origin
C16: from Old French passement, from passer to trim, pass
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for passementerie

Word Value for passementerie

0
20
Scrabble Words With Friends