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festoon

fes·toon

festoon

 
 
pronunciation:
fe stun
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a decorative chain or strip of ribbons, flowers, leaves, or the like, suspended at the ends and hung in a curve.
Festoons of flowers decorated the ends of each pew in the church.
definition 2: a representation of such a chain, as in sculpture or pottery.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: festooned, festooning, festoons
definition 1: to decorate with or as with festoons.
The room was festooned with crepe paper chains in readiness for the birthday party.
definition 2: to connect or make into the form of a festoon.
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