Definition of beret noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbereɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//bəˈreɪ//
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a round flat cap made out of soft cloth a soldier wearing the light blue beret of the United Nations Word Originearly 19th cent.: from French béret ‘Basque cap’, from Old Provençal berret, based on late Latin birrus ‘hooded cape’. Compare with biretta.
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