from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Thin wire or foil made of brass, gold or silver; now especially thin strips of metallic foil used as Christmas decoration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Foil or wire made of gold, silver, or brass.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Brass, silver, or gold foil or wire.
From Italian lametta, diminutive of lama ‘metal plate’. (Wiktionary)