berretta vs biretta what difference

what is difference between berretta and biretta

English

Noun

berretta (plural berrettas)

  1. Archaic form of biretta.

Anagrams

  • Barrette, barrette, batterer

Italian

Etymology

From Late Latin birrus.

Noun

berretta f (plural berrette)

  1. cap
  2. biretta

Related terms

  • berretto

Anagrams

  • barrette


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian biretta, berretta. Doublet of beret.

Noun

biretta (plural birettas)

  1. A square cap, originally with four ridges across the top, surmounted by a tuft, worn by Roman Catholic clergy (and by some in the Anglican Church). A three-sided biretta is worn by Roman Catholic clergy for liturgical celebrations.

Derived terms

  • biretta’d

Translations

References

  • The Catholic Encyclopedia’s entry for “Biretta”

Anagrams

  • battier, bit rate, bitrate, terabit

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