anthemion

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noun an·the·mi·on \an-ˈthē-mē-ən\

Definition of anthemion

plural

-mia

\-mē-ə\
  1. :  a flat ornament of floral form (as in relief sculpture or in painting)

Origin and Etymology of anthemion

Greek, from diminutive of anthemon flower, from anthos — more at anthology


First Known Use: 1865


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