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1. A small shiny ornamental disk, often sewn on cloth; a spangle.
2. A gold coin of the Venetian Republic. Also called zecchino.
tr.v. se·quined, se·quin·ing, se·quins
To affix sequins to (a garment, for example).
[French, from Old French, Venetian coin, from Italian zecchino, from zecca, mint, from Arabic sikka, coin die, from sakka, to close, coin; see skk in Semitic roots.]
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) a small piece of shiny often coloured metal foil or plastic, usually round, used to decorate garments, etc
2. (Currencies) Also called: zecchino any of various gold coins that were formerly minted in Italy, Turkey, and Malta
[C17: via French from Italian zecchino, from zecca mint, from Arabic sikkah die for striking coins]
ˈsequinned, ˈsequined adj
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1. a small shiny disk used for ornamentation, as on clothing.
2. a former gold coin of Turkey and Italy.
[1575–85; < French sequin < Italian zecchino, derivative of zecc(a) mint (< Arabic sikkah die, coin)]
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|Noun||1.||sequin - 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
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sequin[ˈsiːkwɪn] N → lentejuela f
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sequin[ˈsiːkwɪn] n → sequin m
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n → Paillette f
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