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floral tribute

euphemism Flowers used to honor the dead, as at a funeral or grave. On Mother's Day, floral tributes filled every corner of the cemetery. I sent a floral tribute to Ron's funeral because I was out of town.
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pay tribute to (someone or something)

To do something as a way of publicly showing respect or admiration for a particular person, group, or thing. The movie pays tribute to an old adventure serial that ran on television in the mid-1930s. Fans across the world are paying tribute to the pop star following his sudden death.
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floral tribute

Euph. flowers sent to a funeral. The church was filled with floral tributes. Did you wish to make any arrangements for floral tributes at your grandmother's funeral?
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pay tribute to someone or something

Fig. to salute someone or something; to give public recognition to someone or something. Many of Judy's friends gathered to pay tribute to her. We will have a reception to pay tribute to the work of the committee.
See also: pay, to, tribute
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pay ˈtribute to somebody/something

show that you respect or admire somebody/something: Members of the musical profession paid tribute to the late Leonard Bernstein.In the past, people often had to pay tribute to a ruler, which meant paying money in return for protection or for not being attacked.
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