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Noun: festoon  fe'stoon
  1. A curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves
     
  2. An embellishment consisting of a decorative representation of a string of flowers suspended between two points; used on pottery or in architectural work
     
  3. Flower chains suspended in curves between points as a decoration
    - festoonery
Verb: festoon  fe'stoon
  1. Decorate with strings of flowers
    "The public buildings were festooned for the holiday"

Derived forms: festoons, festooning, festooned

Type of: adorn, beautify, curtain, decorate, drape, drapery, embellish, embellishment, flower chain, grace, mantle, ornament, pall

Encyclopedia: Festoon