from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A square cap worn by ecclesiastics of the Roman Catholic Church. A cardinal's berretta is scarlet; that worn by other clerics is black, except that a bishop's is lined with green.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See biretta.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a stiff cap with ridges across the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy
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