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di·a·man·teor di·a·man·té (dē′ə-män-tā′)
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.]
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
(Textiles) a fabric so covered
[C20: from French, from diamanter to adorn with diamonds, from diamant diamond]
di•a•man•té(ˌdi ə mɑnˈteɪ)
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]
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|Noun||1.||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|