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ro·sette / rōˈzet/ • n. 1. a rose-shaped decoration, typically made of ribbon and awarded to winners of a competition. 2. a design, arrangement, or growth resembling a rose, in particular: ∎  Archit. a carved or molded ornament resembling or representing a rose. ∎  Biol. a marking or group of markings resembling a rose. ∎  a roselike cluster of parts, esp. a radiating arrangement of horizontally spreading leaves at the base of a low-growing plant. ∎  a rose diamond. DERIVATIVES: ro·set·ted / rōˈzetəd/ adj.

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rosette. Circular stylized ornament, essentially a patera with floral enrichment, associated with Classical architecture, and occurring on the soffits of coffers, and as the fleuron of the Corinthian abacus. It is therefore generally smaller than a rose.

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