[meel-flur, -floo r; French meel-flœr]
- having a background sprinkled with representations of flowers, as certain tapestries or pieces of glasswork.
Origin of millefleur
1905–10; < French mille fleurs literally, thousand flowers; cf. millefiori
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Examples from the Web for millefleur
They both got in, and just as it was driving away, Millefleur ran up to it.
Delamere arose early, and calling for Millefleur, enquired at what hour Miss Mowbray was to go.
His fever encreased; after I left him in the evening, he grew delirious; and Millefleur, terrified, came to call me to him.
He has taken Rottenbottom and Millefleur, and is going pretty well into cotton.