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Aigrette

Ai′grette
(2 syl.).

A lady's headdress, consisting of feathers or flowers. The French call the down of thistles and dandelions, as well as the tuft of birds, aigrette.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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