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One entry found for brassiere.
Main Entry: bras·siere
Pronunciation: brschwa-primarystresszi(schwa)r also secondarystressbras-emacron-primarystresse(schwa)r
Function: noun
Etymology: from obsolete French brassière "bodice," from early French braciere "arm protector," from bras "arm," from Latin bracchium (same meaning) --related to BRACE, BRACELET
: a woman's close-fitting undergarment to cover and support the breasts

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