(comparative more tasselled, superlative most tasselled)
- Having tassels.
Variant of tassel
- Obsolete a clasp or fibula
- an ornamental tuft of threads, cords, etc. of equal length, hanging loosely from a knob or from the knot by which they are tied together
- something resembling this; specif., the tassel-like inflorescence of some plants, as corn
Origin of tasselMiddle English ; from Old French knob, knot, button ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form tassellus, altered ; from Classical Latin taxillus, a small die (akin to talus, ankle), based on Classical Latin tessella, small cube, piece of mosaic
to grow tassels, as corn