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pal·mette

 (păl-mĕt′)
n.
A stylized palm leaf used as a decorative element, notably in Persian rugs and in classical moldings, reliefs, frescoes, and vase paintings.

[French, diminutive of palme, palm, from Old French, from Latin palma; see palm2.]
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palmette

(pælˈmɛt)
n
(Archaeology) archaeol an ornament or design resembling the palm leaf
[C19: from French: a little palm2]
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pal•mette

(pælˈmɛt)

n.
a design or architectural ornament in the form of palmately spread leaves or sections.
[1835–45; < French]
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palmette

A design or ornament in the form of a stylized palm leaf, often used in ancient architecture.
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Palmette Restaurant brings Moorish themed decor and dining offerings, presented with a sense of panache through a talented team who prepare flavorful dishes for guests.
Three modern dining venues are Palmette Restaurant with Moorish themed decor and dining offerings, the Palmette Bar with unique beverages concocted by the hotel's mixologists and regionally inspired nibbles and grab and go options for busy professionals at the Palmette Market that has fresh coffee, a selection of sandwiches, salads, juices and desserts.
Cup with a palmette band, bearing the inscription 'Drink that you may live for ever', 3rd-4th century AD, Roman, eastern Mediterranean, possibly Syrian, free-blown glass with gold leaf, ht 48 cm.
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On its body, reiterating the allusion to royalty, a wreath motif forms a cartouche decorated with a palmette and fleur de lys.
Si tratta principalmente di motivi o elementi geometrici, come ad esempio linee parallele (5) o palmette stilizzate realizzate sulle prese dei mortai (6).
Adding to the confusion is the visual illusion that the painter has contrived: the bird seems to fly up to the palmette, as though this decorative element were actual foliage in which a real-world swallow might nest.
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