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aigrette

/ˈeɪɡrɛt; eɪˈɡrɛt/
noun
1.
a long plume worn on hats or as a headdress, esp one of long egret feathers
2.
an ornament or piece of jewellery in imitation of a plume of feathers
Word Origin
C19: French
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