palmette

[pal-met]

Origin of palmette

From French, dating back to 1835–45; see origin at palm2, -ette
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palmette

noun
  1. archaeol an ornament or design resembling the palm leaf

Word Origin for palmette

C19: from French: a little palm ²
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