Definitions

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.

Etymologies

From Italian lametta, diminutive of lama ‘metal plate’. (Wiktionary)

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