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bəˈrɛt əbiret·ta

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. biretta, berretta, birrettanoun

    a stiff cap with ridges across the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy

Wiktionary

  1. birettanoun

    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.

  2. Etymology: From 'biretta'

Wikipedia

  1. Biretta

    The biretta (Latin: biretum, birretum) is a square cap with three or four peaks or horns, sometimes surmounted by a tuft. Traditionally the three-peaked biretta is worn by Catholic clergy and some Anglican and Lutheran clergy. A four-peaked biretta is worn as academic dress (but not liturgically) by those holding a doctoral degree from a pontifical faculty or pontifical university or faculty. Occasionally the biretta is worn by advocates in law courts, for instance the advocates in the Channel Islands.

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  1. biretta

    A biretta is a square cap with three or four ridges or peaks, often made of silk or other high-quality materials, traditionally worn by Roman Catholic clergy and some Anglican and Lutheran clergy. It is symbolically significant in various ecclesiastical ceremonies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Birettanoun

    same as Berretta

Wikidata

  1. Biretta

    The biretta is a square cap with three or four peaks or horns, sometimes surmounted by a tuft. Traditionally the three peaked biretta is worn by Roman Catholic clergy and some Anglican and Lutheran clergy. The four peaked biretta is worn as academic dress by those holding a doctoral degree from a pontifical faculty or pontifical university. Occasionally the biretta is worn by advocates in law courts, for instance the advocates in the Channel Islands.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of biretta in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of biretta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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