berretta definition

  • noun:
    • A square limit worn by ecclesiastics regarding the Roman Catholic Church. A cardinal's berretta is scarlet; that worn by other clerics is black, except that a bishop's is lined with green.
    • See biretta.
    • a stiff cap with ridges over the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy
    • A square limit worn by ecclesiastics of Roman Catholic Church. A cardinal's berretta is scarlet; that worn by various other clerics is black, except that a bishop's is lined with green.
    • See biretta.
    • a stiff cap with ridges over the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy

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