A chignon (ʃiɲɔ̃, ʃɪnˈjɒn) is a popular type of hairstyle. The word “chignon” comes from the French phrase “chignon du cou,” which means nape of the neck. Chignons are generally achieved by pinning the hair into a knot at the nape of the neck or at the back of the head, but there are many different variations of
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A chignon is a temporary swelling left on an infant`s head after a ventouse suction cap has been used to deliver him or her. It is not a sign of serious injury and may take as little as two hours or as long as two weeks to disappear. See Chignon (hairstyle) for non-medical usage of the term. ...
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- a roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck
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[ French, prop. equiv. to chaînon
link, from chaîne
chain, from Latin catena
.] A knot, boss, or mass of hair, natural or artificial, worn by a woman at the back of the head. « A curl that had strayed from her chignon
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a roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck
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• (n.) A knot, boss, or mass of hair, natural or artificial, worn by a woman at the back of the head.
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A large swelling in the back of the head of a newborn infant resulting from the firm suction of a metal cup vacuum extractor applied to the head to create adequate traction during delivery.
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A chignon is an arrangement of usually women's long hair raised and folded and worn in a roll or knot at the back of the head.
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knot or roll of hair worn at the back of the head
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