Definitions for wreathriθ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a circular band of flowers, foliage, etc., for adorning the head or for any decorative purpose; garland or chaplet.
any ringlike, curving, or curling mass or formation:
a wreath of clouds.
Origin of wreath:
bef. 1000; ME wrethe, OE writha something wound or coiled; akin to writhe
wreath, garland, coronal, chaplet, lei(noun)
flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
flowers or green branches arranged in a circle
green and red Christmas wreaths; to lay a wreath on a grave
Something twisted, intertwined, or curled.
An ornamental circular band made e.g. of plaited flowers and leaves, and used as decoration; a garland; a chaplet, especially one given to a victor.
An appendage to the shield, placed above it, and supporting the crest. It generally represents a twist of two cords of silk, one tinctured like the principal metal, the other like the principal color in the coat of arms.
To place an entwined circle of flowers upon or around something.
To wrap around something in a circle.
At the funeral, a circle of comrades wreath the grave of the honored deceased.
something twisted, intertwined, or curled; as, a wreath of smoke; a wreath of flowers
a garland; a chaplet, esp. one given to a victor
an appendage to the shield, placed above it, and supporting the crest (see Illust. of Crest). It generally represents a twist of two cords of silk, one tinctured like the principal metal, the other like the principal color in the arms
Translations for wreath
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a circular garland of flowers or leaves, placed at a grave, or put on someone's shoulders or head after his/her victory etc
We put a wreath of flowers on her mother's grave.
- coroaPortuguese (BR)
- der KranzGerman
- حلقه گلFarsi
- karangan bungaIndonesian
- sveigur, kransIcelandic
- (꽃이나 잎을 엮어 만든) 화환Korean
- kalung bunga; lingkaran bungaMalay
- حلقه گلPersian
- غړوشكه (لكه دلوګي): ګيډۍ (دګلونوPashto
- 花圈，花冠Chinese (Trad.)
- вінок, гірляндаUkrainian
- پھولوں کا ہارUrdu
- vòng hoaVietnamese
- 花圈，花环Chinese (Simp.)
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