ai·grette or ai·gret (ā-grĕt, āgrĕt′)
1. An ornamental tuft of upright plumes, especially the tail feathers of an egret.
2. An ornament, such as a spray of gems, resembling a tuft of plumes.
[French, egret, from Old French; see EGRET.]
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