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epaulette

US epaulet

/ (ˈɛpəˌlɛt, -lɪt) /
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noun
a piece of ornamental material on the shoulder of a garment, esp a military uniform
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Word Origin for epaulette

C18: from French épaulette, from épaule shoulder, from Latin spatula shoulder blade; see spatula
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