Etymology
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panache (n.)

1550s, "a tuft or plume of feathers," especially as worn in a hat or helmet, from French pennache "tuft of feathers," from Italian pennaccio, from Late Latin pinnaculum "small wing, gable, peak" (see pinnacle). Figurative sense of "display, swagger" is recorded from 1898 (in translation of "Cyrano de Bergerac"), from French.

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Definitions of panache

panache (n.)
distinctive and stylish elegance;
Synonyms: dash / elan / flair / style
panache (n.)
a feathered plume on a helmet;
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