1900–05; < French diamanté ornamented with diamonds, past participle of diamanter, verbal derivative of diamant diamond (Source: dictionary.com)
Early 20th century French, literally ‘set with diamonds’, past participle of diamanter, from diamant ‘diamond’. (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Diamante
- a sequin, rhinestone, or other glittery ornamentation on a garment.
- fabric covered or patterned with such ornamentation.
- a fabric so covered
- decorated with glittering ornaments, such as artificial jewels or sequins
- Decorated with glass cut to resemble diamonds.
- Costume jewellery or fabric made or decorated with glass that is cut to resemble diamonds.
- : a sparkling decoration (as of sequins) or material decorated with this a gown trimmed with diamanté
Example sentences for Diamante
- Sutton and Burleigh (1939a:37) reported M. p. leucopterus from Diamante Pass.
- Dr. Gillies says where the Diamante joins it, it is called the Salado.
- The maid went, & mistaking tooke the glasse of poyson which Diamante had giu'n her, and she kept in store for me.
- Diamante, a Spanish dramatic poet, who plagiarised Corneille's "Cid" and passed it off as original; b. 1826.
- Diamante is historically interesting as the introducer of French dramatic methods into Spain.
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