[ sen-ter-pees ]
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  1. an ornamental object used in a central position, especially on the center of a dining-room table.

  2. the central or outstanding point or feature: The centerpiece of the evening was a play put on by the employees.

Origin of centerpiece

First recorded in 1830–40; center + piece

Words Nearby centerpiece Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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