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1. Ornamental termination of the apex of a roof, such as a crop, finial, or épi.

2. Stylized four-leafed square floral ornament, used in late-Gothic cresting, tiles, crockets, and cavetto mouldings.

3. Ornament in the middle of each concave face of the Corinthian abacus.

4. Anthemion.


views updated May 14 2018

fleuron Small crescent‐shaped piece of puff pastry used as a garnish.