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A small chin beard, especially one connected to a mustache or trimmed into a point.
[Alteration of goaty, from goat (from its resemblance to a goat's beard).]
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(Hairdressing & Grooming) a pointed tuftlike beard on the chin
[C19: from goat + -ee (see -y2)]
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a man's beard trimmed to a tuft or point on the chin.
[1835–45, Amer.; goat (from its resemblance to a goat's tufted chin) + -ee, probably sp. variant of -y2, stressed as if -ee]
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|Noun||1.||goatee - a small chin beard trimmed to a point; named for its resemblance to a goat's beard|
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n → Spitzbart m
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goatee[ˈgəʊtiː] n → pizzo
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