adjective bot·o·née \ˌbä-tən-ˈā\
variants: or


Definition of botonée

of a heraldic cross

  1. :  having a cluster of three balls or knobs at the end of each arm — see cross illustration

Origin and Etymology of botonée

Medieval French botonné

First Known Use: 15th century

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