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ai·gretteor ai·gret (ā-grĕt′, ā′grĕt′)
1. An ornamental tuft of upright plumes, especially the tail feathers of an egret.
2. An ornament, such as a spray of gems, resembling a tuft of plumes.
[French, egret, from Old French; see egret.]
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|Noun||1.||aigret - a long plume (especially one of egret feathers) worn on a hat or a piece of jewelry in the shape of a plume|
plume - a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament
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