berretta

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berretta (bɪˈrɛtə)
 
n
a variant spelling of biretta

biretta or berretta (bɪˈrɛtə)
 
n
RC Church a stiff clerical cap having either three or four upright pieces projecting outwards from the centre to the edge: coloured black for priests, purple for bishops, red for cardinals, and white for certain members of religious orders
 
[C16: from Italian berretta, from Old Provençal berret, from Late Latin birrus hooded cape]
 
berretta or berretta
 
n
 
[C16: from Italian berretta, from Old Provençal berret, from Late Latin birrus hooded cape]

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