Pronunciation: (pu-nash', -näsh'), [key]
1. a grand or flamboyant manner; verve; style; flair: The actor who would play Cyrano must have panache.
2. an ornamental plume of feathers, tassels, or the like, esp. one worn on a helmet or cap.
3. Archit.the surface of a pendentive.
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