belamour

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bel amour.

Noun[edit]

belamour (plural belamours)

  1. (obsolete) A loved one; a darling, lover.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vi:
      Loe loe how braue she decks her bounteous boure, / With silken curtens and gold couerlets, / Therein to shrowd her sumptuous Belamoure [...].