from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Gr. archæol.: A wreath awarded as a prize to the victor in a public contest, or as a token of honor, especially in recognition of some public service.
  • noun A head-ornament or crown akin to the stephane, from which it differs in that it preserves the same height all round, instead of diminishing toward the sides. See cut in preceding column.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.