a large table centerpiece with branching holders for fruit or sweets or flowers
A table centerpiece, usually made of silver, generally consisting of a central bowl with radiating dishes or holders.
a centerpiece for table decoration, usually consisting of several dishes or receptacles of different sizes grouped together in an ornamental design
Origin: [F. pargne a sparing or saving; a treasury. Our pergne is a little treasury of sweetmeats, fruits, and flowers. Brewer.]
Epergne is a type of table centerpiece, usually made of silver, but may be made of any metal or glass or porcelain.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
e-pėrn′, n. an ornamental stand for a large dish for the centre of a table. [Perh. from Fr. épargne, saving—épargner, to save.]
The numerical value of epergne in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of epergne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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