Frontlet



[fruhnt-lit] /ˈfrʌnt lɪt/

noun
1.
Also, frontal. a decorative band, ribbon, or the like, worn across the forehead:
The princess wore a richly bejeweled frontlet.
2.
the forehead of an animal.
3.
Ornithology. the forehead when marked by a different color or texture of the plumage.
4.
Judaism. the phylactery worn on the forehead.
/ˈfrʌntlɪt/
noun
1.
Also called frontal. a small decorative loop worn on a woman’s forehead, projecting from under her headdress, in the 15th century
2.
the forehead of an animal, esp of a bird when it is a different colour from the rest of the head
3.
the decorated border of an altar frontal
4.
(Judaism) a phylactery worn on the forehead See also tefillah
n.

from Old French frontelet, diminutive of frontel (Modern French fronteau) “forehead, front of a helmet, hairband,” from Late Latin frontale “an ornament for the forehead,” from frons (see front (n.)).

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