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lavaliere

[ lav-uh-leer, lah-vuh- ]
/ ˌlæv əˈlɪər, ˌlɑ və- /
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noun
an ornamental pendant, usually jeweled, worn on a chain around the neck.
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Also lav·a·lier, la·val·lière [French la-va-lyer]. /French la vaˈlyɛr/.

Origin of lavaliere

First recorded in 1915–20; after the Duchesse de La Vallière (1644–1710), one of the mistresses of Louis XIV
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