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milliner

[ mil-uh-ner ]
/ ˈmɪl ə nər /
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noun
a person who designs, makes, or sells hats for women.
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Origin of milliner

First recorded in 1520–30; variant of obsolete Milaner “native of Milan, dealer in goods from Milan” (Milan was formerly accented on the first syllable); see -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for milliner

milliner
/ (ˈmɪlɪnə) /

noun
a person who makes or sells women's hats

Word Origin for milliner

C16: originally Milaner, a native of Milan, at that time famous for its fancy goods
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