from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a background with a pattern of flowers and plants.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A background of many small flowers and plants, popular in tapestry of the Middle Ages in Europe.
The ensemble is accessorized with my usual Fossil watch (gift), as well as red and white striped knee socks (Target) and a lovely red and black millefleur necklace, made for Valentine's Day last year by LilySea Designs (see all the pretties she made?)
'How wearisome now appears that thorough-bred millefleur beauty, the distilled result of ages of European culture!
The experiment here hinted at, may be varied with any flowers that there are to spare; indeed, by having the macerating bath larger than was mentioned above, an excellent _millefleur_ pomade and essence might be produced from every conservatory in the kingdom, and thus we may receive another enjoyment from the cultivation of flowers beyond their beauty of form and color.
There are trees of millefleur roses; heliotrope and honeysuckle cover every pillar, and yellow jasmine trails over everything ....
'How wearisome now appears that thorough-bred _millefleur_ beauty, the distilled result of ages of European culture!
When we went inside, only one thing caught our eye, the caramel millefleur (probably spelled wrong … my bad).