Definitions

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  • adj. Having a bud-like projection or a kind of trefoil at the end.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a bud or button, or a kind of trefoil, at the end; furnished with knobs or buttons.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, decorated with buds, knobs, or buttons at the extremities, generally in groups of three, forming trefoils. Also called bottoned, botoned, and sometimes trefoiled or treffled. See cross.

Etymologies

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From French boutonné; from boutonner ("to bud, button")

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