festoons
n. pl. [F. feston, garland]
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
Sclerites on the posterior margin of the opisthosoma of certain hard ticks.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • fes|toon — «fehs TOON», noun, verb. –n. a string or chain of flowers, leaves, ribbons, or the like, hanging in a curve between two points: »bunting draped on the walls in colorful festoons. 1. a carved or molded ornament like this on furniture, pottery, or… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • festoon — /fe stoohn /, n. 1. a string or chain of flowers, foliage, ribbon, etc., suspended in a curve between two points. 2. a decorative representation of this, as in architectural work or on pottery. 3. a fabric suspended, draped, and bound at… …   Universalium

  • Ovetari Chapel — Stories of St. James (reconstruction from coloured black and white photos). The Ovetari Chapel (Italian: Cappella Ovetari) is a chapel in the right arm of the Church of the Eremitani in Padua. It is renowned for a Renaissance fresco cycle by… …   Wikipedia

  • festoon — /fɛsˈtun / (say fes toohn) noun 1. a string or chain of flowers, foliage, ribbon, etc., suspended in a curve between two points. 2. a decorative representation of this, as in architectural work or on pottery. 3. the curvature of the gum margin… …   Australian English dictionary

  • festoon — [fes to͞on′] n. [Fr feston < It festone < festa < VL: see FEAST] 1. a wreath or garland of flowers, leaves, paper, etc. hanging in a loop or curve 2. any carved or molded decoration resembling this, as on furniture vt. 1. to adorn or… …   English World dictionary

  • Festoon — Fes*toon , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Festooned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Festooning}.] To form in festoons, or to adorn with festoons. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Festooned — Festoon Fes*toon , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Festooned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Festooning}.] To form in festoons, or to adorn with festoons. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Festooning — Festoon Fes*toon , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Festooned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Festooning}.] To form in festoons, or to adorn with festoons. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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