Definition of Palmettes

1. Noun. (plural of palmette) ¹



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Definition of Palmettes

1. palmette [n] - See also: palmette

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palmettes

palmatisected
palmature
palmchat
palmchats
palmcorder
palmcorders
palmcrist
palmcrists
palmed
palmellin
palmer
palmers
palmerworm
palmerworms
palmette
palmettes (current term)
palmetto
palmetto bug
palmetto bugs
palmettoes
palmettos
palmful
palmfuls
palmic
palmic acid
palmidactyles
palmie
palmier
palmierite
palmiers

Literary usage of Palmettes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Potters' Quarter by Agnes Newhall Stillwell, Jack Leonard Benson (1984)
"The palmettes are fairly close to those of the Bonn pyxis (see under 963). ... Horizontal enclosed palmettes are, however, very rare in the North Road ..."

2. History of Ancient Pottery: Greek, Etruscan, and Roman by Henry Beauchamp Walters, Samuel Birch (1905)
"Or, again, a row of somewhat squat palmettes, similarly enclosed, alternates with lotos-flowers in the old style, as on BM E 169. ..."

3. A Catalogue of the Greek Vases in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge by Ernest Arthur Gardner (1897)
"At back large palmette, smaller palmettes under side handles, between them inverted palmettes ; spirals running below, and lotus flowers and small palmettes ..."

4. Preliminary Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek by Paul Victor Christopher Baur (1914)
"Inside circular egg and dart moulding surrounded by palmettes. 480. ... Inside incised circle surrounded by four palmettes. Greek fabric. 481. Similar. ..."

5. Catalogue of the Terracottas in the Department of Greek and Roman by Henry Beauchamp Walters (1903)
"On the panel is a pattern of two double palmettes with volutes and berries, sloping towards the upper corners ; above is a flat band between two ..."

6. Hellenistic Pottery: Athenian and Imported Wheelmade Table Ware and Related by Susan I. Rotroff (1997)
"For tiny palmettes see 890. 225-175 895 (P 28167) Fig. 60, Pis. ... Scraped groove at junction of foot and body. Four palmettes within ..."

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