adjective tre·flée \trāˈflā\\ˈtreflē\
variants: less commonly


\trāˈflā\ or



Definition of treflée

  1. 1 :  botonée

  2. 2 :  ornamented with trefoils along the edge a bend treflée

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Origin and Etymology of treflée

French treflé (feminine treflée), from trefle trefoil (from Latin trifolium) + -ate (from Latin -atus)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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