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millefleur

[ meel-flur, -floor; French meel-flœr ]
/ milˈflɜr, -ˈflʊər; French milˈflœr /
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adjective

having a background sprinkled with representations of flowers, as certain tapestries or pieces of glasswork.

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Origin of millefleur

1905–10; <French mille fleurs literally, thousand flowers; cf. millefiori
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