Meaning of PALMETTE in English


(ˈ)pal|met noun

( -s )

Etymology: French, from palme palm (from Latin palma ) + -ette

: a conventional ornament of very ancient origin consisting of radiating petals that spring from a base suggestive of a calyx and being closely related to the Egyptian lotus and Greek anthemion

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