epergne

noun
\i-ˈpərn, ā-\

Definition of epergne 

: an often ornate tiered centerpiece consisting typically of a frame of wrought metal (such as silver or gold) bearing dishes, vases, or candle holders or a combination of these

First Known Use of epergne

1754, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epergne

probably from French épargne saving

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