a floral motif, as one used as a terminal point or in a decorative series on an object.
Origin of fleuron
< French; Old French floron,
equivalent to flor flower
noun suffix; replacing Middle English flouroun
< Old French
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Examples from the Web for fleuron
Historical Examples of fleuron
And so he went on board the Fleuron to surrender his sword and his privateer commission.
Fleuron on the title-page of Histoire de lamesure du temps par les horloges, byFerdinand Berthoud, 1802.
Fleuron on the title-page of volume vii ofCollection complte des uvres deJ.-J.
British Dictionary definitions for fleuron
cookery a decorative piece of pastry
Word Origin for fleuron
C14: from French, from Old French floron, from flor flower
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