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Biretta meaning
[buh-ret-uh]
Definitions of biretta is:
  • noun biretta
    a stiff clerical cap having either three or four upright pieces projecting outwards from the centre to the edge: coloured black for priests, purple for bishops, red for cardinals, and white for certain members of religious orders
  • noun biretta
    a hard, square, ceremonial hat with three or four vertical projections and sometimes with a pompom or tassel at the top, worn by Roman Catholic clergy
  • noun biretta
    a stiff square cap with three or four upright projecting pieces extending from the center of the top to the edge, worn by ecclesiastics.