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huitfoil

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French huit (eight) + foil (leaf)

NounEdit

huitfoil (plural huitfoils)

  1. (architecture) a symmetrical shape which forms the overall outline of eight partially-overlapping circles of the same diameter.
  2. (heraldry) A stylized flower or leaf with eight lobes; an octofoil.

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