Definitions for epergneɪˈpɜrn, eɪˈpɛərn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an ornamental stand or dish for holding fruit, flowers, etc., used as a centerpiece.
Origin of epergne:
1755–65; perh. < F épargne treasury, saving, n. der. of épargner to save < Gmc; cf. G sparen to save, spare
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
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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