beret

[ buh-rey ]
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noun
  1. a soft, visorless cap with a close-fitting headband and a wide, round top often with a tab at its center.

Origin of beret

1
1820–30; <French <Gascon berret, OPr. ber(r)et.See biretta

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beret

/ (ˈbɛreɪ) /


noun
  1. a round close-fitting brimless cap of soft wool material or felt

Origin of beret

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C19: from French béret, from Old Provençal berret, from Medieval Latin birrettum cap; see biretta

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