Lavalier



[lav-uh-leer, lah-vuh-] /ˌlæv əˈlɪər, ˌlɑ və-/

noun
1.
an ornamental pendant, usually jeweled, worn on a chain around the neck.
2.
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n.

kind of ornament that hangs around the neck, from French lavallière, a kind of tie, after Louise Françoise de La Baume Le Blanc de La Vallière, Duchesse de La Vallière (1644-1710), mistress of Louis XIV from 1661-1667.

see lavalier.

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