passementerie

passementerie

[pas-men-tree; French pahs-mahn-tree]
noun
trimming of braid, cord, bead, etc., in any of various forms.

Origin:
1850–55; < French; see passement, -ery

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passementerie (pæsˈmɛntrɪ, French pɑsmɑ̃tri)
 
n
a decorative trimming of gimp, cord, beads, braid, etc
 
[C16: from Old French passement, from passer to trim, pass]

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