Definitions for tiaratiˈær ə, -ˈɑr ə, -ˈɛər ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ti•ar•atiˈær ə, -ˈɑr ə, -ˈɛər ə(n.)
a jeweled, ornamental coronet worn by women.
the pope's crown, consisting of three coronets on top of which are an orb and a cross.
Origin of tiara:
1545–55; < L: a headdress worn by Asians < Gk tiara
a jeweled headdress worn by women on formal occasions
The papal crown.
An ornamental coronet.
a form of headdress worn by the ancient Persians. According to Xenophon, the royal tiara was encircled with a diadem, and was high and erect, while those of the people were flexible, or had rims turned over
the pope's triple crown. It was at first a round, high cap, but was afterward encompassed with a crown, subsequently with a second, and finally with a third. Fig.: The papal dignity
Translations for tiara
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a jewelled ornament for the head, similar to a crown.
- tiaraPortuguese (BR)
- die TiaraGerman
- diadema; tiaraSpanish
- tijara, papinska krunaCroatian
- 티아라 보석Korean
- tiāra; diadēmaLatvian
- diadem, tiaraNorwegian
- tiara, diademSwedish
- süs tacıTurkish
- 鑲有寶石的冠狀頭飾Chinese (Trad.)
- طرہ، سر کا ايک زيورUrdu
- đồ có hình lưỡi liềmVietnamese
- 镶有宝石的冠状头饰Chinese (Simp.)
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