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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

conventionalized shape in the form of palmately spread leaves or sections, used as ornamentation

Usage examples (28)
  • Here we identify the original of the supposed "palmette" motive.
  • As for the so-called "palmette," it is neither more nor less than a variation of the lotus.
  • The akroterion with the triton and the palmette from the left side wing
  • An ever present feature, also, is the palmette acroterium, treated in conventional ceramic style. for more
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