lavalava

la`va*la"va

(l`v*l"v), n. A printed cloth garment resembling a skirt or kilt, worn as the principle garment by both men and women in Polynesia, especialy in Samoa; called also pareu.
[PJC]

{

la`va`liere"

,

la`val`lier"

, or

La val`liere"

} (?), n. [after the Duchesse de La Valliere, a mistress of Louis XI. RHUD.] A neck ornament consisting of a chain and single jewelled pendant, or drop; also, the pendant itself.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

 

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