The definition of a festoon is a wreath or curved string of leaves or flowers, or something in such a shape.(noun)
An example of a festoon is a layer of garland on a Christmas tree.
Festoon is defined as to make wreaths or curved strings of leaves or flowers, or to decorate with such shaped objects.(verb)
An example of festoon is to place garland in a circle around candles on a table.
See festoon in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr feston < It festone < festa < VL: see feast
See festoon in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French feston
Origin: , from Italian festone
Origin: , from festa, feast
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *fēsta; see feast.
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