noun, plural flam·beaux [flam-bohz] /ˈflæm boʊz/, flam·beaus.
- a flaming torch.
- a torch for use at night in illuminations, processions, etc.
- a large, decorated candlestick.
- an ornament having the form of a flaming torch.
noun plural -beaux (-bəʊ, -bəʊz) or -beaus
- a burning torch, as used in night processions
- a large ornamental candlestick
also flambeaux, 1630s, from French flambeau, from flambe “flame” (see flamboyant).