fleurettée

adjective

fleu·​ret·​tée
variants or less commonly fleuretté
¦flər‧ə¦tā,
¦flu̇rə¦-
or florettée
¦flōrə¦-
or floretty
flōˈretē
1
or less commonly fleurty
ˈflərtē,
ˈflu̇(ə)r-
of a cross : having each arm terminated by the head of a fleur-de-lis which has the appearance of being attached to the end of the arm rather than constituting a part of it
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Word History

Etymology

Middle English florette, flourte, flortee, from Middle French floureté ornamented with flowery designs, from flourete small flower

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“Fleurettée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleurett%C3%A9e. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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