- (of a glaze) dense and streaked with contrasting colors, usually red and blue.
- (of a ceramic object) covered with a flambé glaze.
verb (used with object), flam·béed, flam·bé·ing.
- flamborough head,
- flame azalea,
- flame carbon,
- flame cell,
- flame color
Origin of flambé
Examples from the Web for flambe
For the insertion of the p, cf. solempne for solemne, and nempne for nemne; also flambe for flame; see the Glossary.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
verb -béing, -béeing, -béd or -béed
Word Origin for flambé
1886, of certain types of porcelain, 1906 as a term in cookery, from French flambé, past participle of flamber "to singe, blaze," from Old French flambe "flame" (see flamboyant).