fascinator

[ fas-uh-ney-ter ]
/ ˈfæs əˌneɪ tər /

noun

a person or thing that fascinates.
a scarf of crochet work, lace, or the like, narrowing toward the ends, worn as a head covering by women.

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Origin of fascinator

From Late Latin, dating back to 1740–50; see origin at fascinate, -tor
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British Dictionary definitions for fascinator

fascinator
/ (ˈfæsɪˌneɪtə) /

noun

a lightweight, decorative head covering worn by women on formal occasions
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