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picot

[pee-koh] /ˈpi koʊ/
noun
1.
one of a number of ornamental loops in embroidery, or along the edge of lace, ribbon, etc.
Origin of picot
1880-1885
1880-85; < French: a purl, literally, a splinter, diminutive of pic prick < Germanic; see pic2, pike2
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picot

/ˈpiːkəʊ/
noun
1.
any of a pattern of small loops, as on lace
Word Origin
C19: from French: small point, from pic point
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