Meaning of PELMET in English

PELMET

pel ‧ met /ˈpelmət, ˈpelmɪt/ BrE AmE noun [countable] British English

[ Date: 1900-2000 ; Language: French ; Origin: palmette 'palm-leaf-shaped decoration (at the top of a window)' ]

a narrow piece of wood or cloth above a window that hides the rod that the curtains hang on SYN valance American English

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