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cachet

ca·chet

cachet

 
 
pronunciation:
kae sheI [or] ka sheI
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an official seal on a document or letter.
The document appears to be authentic since it bears the proper cachet.
definition 2: a distinguishing mark, feature, or quality.
Owning a yacht is a cachet of wealth.
definition 3: prestige.
Membership in this exclusive club carries a certain cachet.
definition 4: a waferlike outer covering used to envelop bad-tasting medicine.
The bitterness is disguised by the sweetened cachet.