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mortarboard

noun [C]  us   /ˈmɔr·t̬ərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
a black hat with a square, flat top, worn by some students and teachers on formal school occasions: Following the ceremony, the graduating seniors all threw their mortarboards into the air.
Translations of “mortarboard”
in Chinese (Traditional) (黑色的)方頂帽,學位帽…
in Chinese (Simplified) (黑色的)方顶帽,学位帽…
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