from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See cidaris, 1.
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It has been asserted that the _kidaris_, or tiara of the Persian kings, was "commonly adorned with gold and jewelry;" and this may possibly have been the case, but there is no evidence that it was so.
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