2. designating or of a very small microphone formerly hung on a cord around the neck, but now usually attached to the clothing with a clip
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Wortherkunft von 'lavaliere'Fr lavallière, kind of tie, after Duchesse de La Vallière (1644-1710), mistress of Louis XIV