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2009-03-18 14:51:21

An unusual Hawaiian vine has been deemed an endangered species, the US Fish and Wildlife Service reported Tuesday


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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]