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One that makes, trims, designs, or sells hats.
[Probably alteration of Middle English Milener, native of Milan, from Milanthe source of goods such as bonnets and lace.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a person who makes or sells women's hats
[C16: originally Milaner, a native of Milan, at that time famous for its fancy goods]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
mil•li•ner(ˈmɪl ə nər)
a person who creates or sells hats for women.
[1520–30; orig. a dealer in goods from Milan; see -er1]
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milliner[ˈmɪlɪnəʳ] N → sombrerero/a m/f
milliner's (shop) → sombrerería f
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milliner[ˈmɪlɪnər] n → modiste f
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milliner[ˈmɪlɪnəʳ] n → modista
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