collaret

or col·lar·ette

[kol-uh-ret]

Origin of collaret

1680–90; collar + -et, modeled on French collerette
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Examples from the Web for collaret

Historical Examples of collaret

  • I want some to match a collaret of my own; and I cant get it at Perry and John's.

    Fanny's First Play

    George Bernard Shaw

  • The breast is, in its turn, separated from the greyish abdomen by a broad black band, which ornithologists term a collaret.

  • Round his neck was the sieppura, a collaret of bears fur, with the bears mask hanging over his breast.

  • When she came in her angelic face was as white as the collaret which encircled her throat, and the scar was more livid than usual.

    The Grey Cloak

    Harold MacGrath

  • The breast is separated from the abdomen by a conspicuous band of black feathers known as the collaret.

    Indian Birds

    Douglas Dewar