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barrette

a clasp used to hold one’s hair in place
Not to be confused with:
barret – a small cap worn in the Middle Ages by soldiers and ecclesiastics
beret – a soft cap with a close-fitting headband and a wide, round top

bar·rette

 (bə-rĕt′)
n.
A small clasp for holding the hair in place.

[French, diminutive of barre, bar, from Old French; see bar1.]

barrette

(bəˈrɛt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a clasp or pin for holding women's hair in place
[C20: from French: a little bar, from barre bar1]

bar•rette

(bəˈrɛt)

n.
a clasp for holding a woman's or girl's hair in place.
[1900–05; < French; see bar1, -ette]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barrette - a pin for holding women's hair in placebarrette - a pin for holding women's hair in place
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
Translations

barrette

[bəˈret] N (US) → pasador m (para el pelo)

barrette

n (US) → (Haar)spange f
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