[pahy-yet, pey-, puh-let; French pa-yet] /paɪˈyɛt, peɪ-, pəˈlɛt; French paˈyɛt/

noun, plural paillettes
[pal-yets, puh-lets; French pa-yet] /pælˈyɛts, pəˈlɛts; French paˈyɛt/ (Show IPA)
a spangle for ornamenting a costume.
(in enameling) a decorative piece of gold, silver, or colored foil.
/pælˈjɛt; French pajɛt/
a sequin or spangle sewn onto a costume
a small piece of metal or foil, used in enamelling for decoration


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