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A helmet with panache (1)

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Borrowed from French panache, from Middle French pennache (plume of feathers), from Italian pennacchio, from Latin pinnaculum.

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panache (countable and uncountable, plural panaches)

  1. (countable) An ornamental plume on a helmet.
  2. (uncountable) Flamboyant, energetic style or action; dash; verve.
    • 1894Kate Chopin, Bayou Folk, At the 'Cadian Ball
      One old gentleman, who was in the habit of reading a Paris newspaper and knew things, chuckled gleefully to everybody that Alcée’s conduct was altogether chic, mais chic. That he had more panache than Boulanger. Well, perhaps he had.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French pennache (plume of feathers), borrowed from Italian pennacchio, from Late Latin pinnāculum. Doublet of pinacle.

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panache m (plural panaches)

  1. panache (all senses)
  2. (Canada) the bulk of antlers of deer and moose

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French panache, itself from Italian pennacchio.

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panache m (invariable)

  1. panache

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