noun fleu·ron \ˈflər‧ˌän, ˈflu̇ˌrän\

Definition of fleuron



  1. 1 :  a flower-shaped ornament especially when terminating an object or forming one of a series

  2. 2 :  a printers' type ornament of floral motif often cast in units that may be combined to form borders

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Origin and Etymology of fleuron

French, from Middle French floron, from flor, flour, flur flower — more at flower

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