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[flam-boh] /ˈflæm boʊ/

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

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


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