flambeau

play
noun flam·beau \ˈflam-ˌbō\

Definition of flambeau

plural

flambeaux

play \ˈflam-ˌbōz\ or

flambeaus

  1. :  a flaming torch; broadly :  torch

Origin and Etymology of flambeau

French, from Medieval French, from flambe flame


First Known Use: 1632

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