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di·a·man·te

or di·a·man·té  (dē′ə-män-tā′)
n.
1. A small, glittering ornament, such as a rhinestone or a sequin, applied to fabric or a garment.
2. Fabric that has been covered with many of these ornaments.

[French diamanté, decorated with diamonds, from diamant, diamond; see diamond.]

diamanté

(ˌdaɪəˈmæntɪ; ˌdɪə-)
adj
1. (Jewellery) decorated with glittering ornaments, such as artificial jewels or sequins
2. (Clothing & Fashion) decorated with glittering ornaments, such as artificial jewels or sequins
n
(Textiles) a fabric so covered
[C20: from French, from diamanter to adorn with diamonds, from diamant diamond]

di•a•man•té

(ˌdi ə mɑnˈteɪ)

n.
1. glittery ornamentation, as of sequins.
2. fabric covered with this.
[1900–05; < French diamanté ornamented with diamonds, past participle of diamanter, v. derivative of diamant diamond]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diamante - adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
2.diamante - fabric covered with glittering ornaments such as sequins or rhinestones
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Translations

diamanté

[diːəˈmɑːnteɪ]
A. Nstrass m
B. CPDde strass

diamanté

nStrass m; (rare, = fabric) mit Pailletten besetzter Stoff
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