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confetti

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Noun
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con=fet=ti

CIDE DICTIONARY

confettin. pl. [It. Cf. Comfit.].
  •  Bonbons; sweetmeats; confections.  [1913 Webster]
  •  small bits or streamers of brightly colored paper, thrown in celebration by carnival revelers, at weddings, etc.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

confetti, n. small bits of coloured paper thrown by wedding guests at the bride and groom.

Etymology
It., = sweetmeats f. L (as comfit)

THESAURUS

confetti

Dalmatian, antigorite, butterfly, candy cane, chameleon, cheetah, chrysotile, crazy quilt, firedog, harlequin, iris, jaguar, leopard, mackerel, mackerel sky, marble, marbled paper, moire, mother-of-pearl, nacre, ocelot, opal, ophite, patchwork quilt, peacock, rainbow, serpentine, serpentine marble, shot silk, spectrum, tortoise shell, zebra

For further exploring for "confetti" in Webster Dictionary Online


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