Definitions for epergneɪˈpɜrn, eɪˈpɛərn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•pergneɪˈpɜrn, eɪˈpɛərn(n.)

  1. an ornamental stand or dish for holding fruit, flowers, etc., used as a centerpiece.

    Category: Furniture

Origin of epergne:

1755–65; perh. < F épargne treasury, saving, n. der. of épargner to save < Gmc; cf. G sparen to save, spare

Princeton's WordNet

  1. epergne(noun)

    a large table centerpiece with branching holders for fruit or sweets or flowers

Wiktionary

  1. epergne(Noun)

    A table centerpiece, usually made of silver, generally consisting of a central bowl with radiating dishes or holders.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Epergne(noun)

    a centerpiece for table decoration, usually consisting of several dishes or receptacles of different sizes grouped together in an ornamental design

Freebase

  1. Epergne

    Epergne is a type of table centerpiece, usually made of silver, but may be made of any metal or glass or porcelain.

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