Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In architecture, a sculptured ornament in imitation of a garland or festoon of fruits, leaves, or flowers, or of other objects, suspended between two points.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) An ornament on a frieze or capital, consisting of festoons of fruit, flowers, leaves, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun architecture An ornament on a frieze or capital, consisting of festoons of fruit, flowers, leaves, etc.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek containing fruit.

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