fleuron

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 24 May. 2024.

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