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centerpiece

[ sen-ter-pees ]
/ ˈsɛn tərˌpis /
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noun
an ornamental object used in a central position, especially on the center of a dining-room table.
the central or outstanding point or feature: The centerpiece of the evening was a play put on by the employees.
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Origin of centerpiece

First recorded in 1830–40; center + piece
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