ballflower


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ball·flow·er

 (bôl′flou′ər)
n. Architecture
An ornament in the form of a ball cupped in the petals of a circular flower.
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ballflower

(ˈbɔːlˌflaʊə)
n
(Architecture) architect a carved ornament in the form of a ball enclosed by the three petals of a circular flower
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