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beret

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

be·ret

 (bə-rā′)
n.
1. A round, soft, brimless cap that fits snugly and is often worn angled to one side.
2. Beret A Green Beret.

[French béret, from French dialectal berret and from Old Provençal berret, cap, both from Late Latin birrus, hooded cloak; see biretta.]

beret

(ˈbɛreɪ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a round close-fitting brimless cap of soft wool material or felt
[C19: from French béret, from Old Provençal berret, from Medieval Latin birrettum cap; see biretta]

be•ret

(bəˈreɪ)

n.
a soft, visorless cap with a close-fitting headband and a flat or rounded top.
[1820–30; < French < Gascon berret, Old Provençal ber(r)et. See biretta]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beret - a cap with no brim or billberet - a cap with no brim or bill; made of soft cloth
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
Translations
بِيرِيهقُبَّعـه، قَلَنْسُوَه
baret
baretbaskerhue
baskeri
beretka
baszk sapkasvájcisapka
ベレー帽
베레모
beretė
berete
alpelueberetalpeluve
baretkarádiovka
baretka
basker
หมวกกลม
mũ nồi

beret

[ˈbereɪ] Nboina f
the Red Berets (Mil) → los boinas rojas

beret

[ˈbɛreɪ] nbéret m

beret

nBaskenmütze f

beret

[ˈbɛreɪ] nberretto

beret

(ˈberei) , ((American) bəˈrei) noun
a round flat cap made of soft cloth, as worn by soldiers. Paratroopers wear red berets.

beret

بِيرِيه baret baret Baskenmütze μπερές boina baskeri béret beretka berretto ベレー帽 베레모 baret beret beret boina берет basker หมวกกลม bere mũ nồi 贝雷帽
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