aigrette definition

  • noun:
    • An ornamental tuft of upright plumes, particularly the tail feathers of an egret.
    • An ornament, such as a spray of gems, resembling a tuft of plumes.
    • The cheaper white heron; the egret.
    • A feather or plume, or feather-shaped item, utilized as an adornment or ornament.
    • The feathery top of some seeds (like the dandelion)
    • a long plume (especially among egret feathers) worn on a hat or a piece of precious jewelry in the form of a plume
    • An ornamental tuft of upright plumes, especially the tail feathers of an egret.
    • An ornament, such as for example a spray of gems, resembling a tuft of plumes.
    • The cheaper white heron; the egret.
    • A feather or plume, or feather-shaped product, used as an adornment or decoration.
    • The feathery crown of some seeds (including the dandelion)
    • an extended plume (especially among egret feathers) worn on a hat or a piece of jewellery in the shape of a plume

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