wreath: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rēth), [key]
— n., pl. v. wreaths
- a circular band of flowers, foliage, or any ornamental work, for adorning the head or for any decorative purpose; a garland or chaplet.
- any ringlike, curving, or curling mass or formation: a wreath of clouds.
- (in stair building)
- a curved section of a handrail.
- Also calledwreath&prim;piece&sec;.a curved section of a string.
- to wreathe.
- wreath (Thesaurus)