parure definition

  • noun:
    • A set of coordinated jewellery or other ornaments.
    • a couple of jewellery becoming worn collectively.
    • An ornament or design for individual; esp., a decoration comprising a set of ornaments to be utilized collectively.
    • A set of matching articles of ornamental character; also, the amount of design produced in anyone situation by comparable means, as a couple of embroideries or lace trimmings for a dress; hence, some ornaments meant to be worn together, or matching collectively: since, a parure of jewels.
    • Ornament; adornment.

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