Flambeau



[flam-boh] /ˈflæm boʊ/

noun, plural flambeaux
[flam-bohz] /ˈflæm boʊz/ (Show IPA), flambeaus.
1.
a flaming torch.
2.
a torch for use at night in illuminations, processions, etc.
3.
a large, decorated candlestick.
4.
an ornament having the form of a flaming torch.
/ˈflæmbəʊ/
noun (pl) -beaux (-bəʊ; -bəʊz), -beaus
1.
a burning torch, as used in night processions
2.
a large ornamental candlestick
n.

also flambeaux, 1630s, from French flambeau, from flambe “flame” (see flamboyant).

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