cul–de–lampe

noun \¦kəldə¦lamp also ¦ku̇l-, F ku̅e̅dlääⁿp\

Definition of cul–de–lampe

plural

culs–de–lampe

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  1. 1 :  any of various ornaments or parts resembling the conical bottom of ancient lamps (as a pendant from a roof or an isolated corbel supporting an oriel, column, or turret)

  2. 2 :  tailpiece

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Origin and Etymology of cul–de–lampe

French, literally, lamp bottom


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