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1. Dash; verve.
2. A bunch of feathers or a plume, especially on a helmet.
[French, plume, verve, from Italian pinnacchio, plume, from Late Latin pinnāculum, diminutive of Latin pinna, feather, wing; see pet- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. a dashing manner; style; swagger: he rides with panache.
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a feathered plume on a helmet
[C16: via French from Old Italian pennacchio, from Late Latin pinnāculum feather, from Latin pinna feather; compare Latin pinnāculum pinnacle]
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1. a grand or flamboyant manner; flair; verve.
2. a plume of feathers, tassels, or the like, esp. on a helmet.
[1545–55; variant (after French) of pennache < Middle French < early Italian pennachio < Late Latin pinnāculum, diminutive of Latin pinna feather, wing; compare pinnacle]
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panache- Can be a tuft or plume of feathers on a headdress or helmet.
See also related terms for helmet.
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|Noun||1.||panache - distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"|
elegance - a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
|2.||panache - a feathered plume on a helmet|
plume - a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament
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noun style, spirit, dash, flair, verve, swagger, flourish, élan, flamboyance, brio The orchestra played with great panache.
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panache[pəˈnæʃ] n (= flair) → panache m
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
panache[pəˈnæʃ] n → stile m
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