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fleuron

(ˈflʊərɒn; -rən; ˈflɜː-)
n
1. (Art Terms) another name for flower8
2. (Cookery) cookery a decorative piece of pastry
[C14: from French, from Old French floron, from flor flower]
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fleu•ron

(ˈflɜr ɒn, ˈflʊər-)

n.
a floral ornament or motif, as in architecture or printing.
[1350–1400; Middle English flouron < Old French floron <flor flower]
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Cette entreprise, fleuron de l'industrie electronique en Algerie, a presente, au salon de Hassi-Messaoud, sa large gamme de produits electroniques, comme les televiseurs, les demodulateurs, les tablettes tactiles et micro-ordinateurs de marque Alfatron, aux compagnies petrolieres et parapetrolieres.
A plusieurs reprises, on emettait les moult deficiences qui handicapaient la relance du secteur du tourisme dans la capitale du Souss, autrefois un fleuron balneaire de reve.
[beaucoup moins que] L'inauguration aura lieu prochainement, car il s'agit d'un fleuron de l'industrie photovoltaique [beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il estime.
Ou ce fleuron se dirige-t-il tout doucement vers la tombe, elle aussi?
It also offers a savoury tea which includes venison sliders, wild mushroom fleuron and cheese scones with Abernethy butter and chilli jam.
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Pieces considered include the Fleuron Crown from Neumarkt in Silesia, the Mantua Torah Ark, portrayals of Esther by early 20th-century Jewish artists, and the stained glass art of Chagall.
But for those with a sweet tooth, Fleuron de Fadel's chocolaterie, also in Ashrafieh, is the place to be.
Nestled inside a purple gift box is a bottle of Fleuron de France Brut NV Champagne which is rich and toasty with plenty of charm, and a bottle of Chambord black raspberry liqueur to make a Kir Royale.