ball-flower

noun
ball-flow·​er | \ ˈbȯl-ˌflau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce ball-flower (audio) \

Definition of ball-flower

: an architectural ornament consisting of a ball in the flower-shaped hollow of a circular mold

First Known Use of ball-flower

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Ball-flower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ball-flower. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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