fleuron

noun
fleu·​ron | \ ˈflər‧ˌän, ˈflu̇ˌrän \
plural -s

Definition of fleuron

1 : a flower-shaped ornament especially when terminating an object or forming one of a series
2 : a printers' type ornament of floral motif often cast in units that may be combined to form borders

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History and Etymology for fleuron

French, from Middle French floron, from flor, flour, flur flower

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“Fleuron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleuron. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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