Definitions for fleur-de-lisˌflɜr dlˈi, -dlˈis, ˌflʊər-; -dlˈiz
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iris, flag, fleur-de-lis, sword lily(noun)
plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
(heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris
A design representing a flower whose three petals are joined together at the bottom, often used in heraldry, where it is particularly associated with the French monarchy.
Origin: French fleur de lys, "lily flower"
the iris. See Flower-de-luce
a conventional flower suggested by the iris, and having a form which fits it for the terminal decoration of a scepter, the ornaments of a crown, etc. It is also a heraldic bearing, and is identified with the royal arms and adornments of France
Origin: [F., flower of the lily. Cf. Flower-de-luce, Lily.]
The fleur-de-lis or fleur-de-lys is a stylized lily or iris that is used as a decorative design or symbol. It may be "at one and the same time, religious, political, dynastic, artistic, emblematic, and symbolic", especially in French heraldry. It is represented in Unicode at U+269C in the Miscellaneous Symbols block.
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a badge of ultimately three golden fleurs-de-lis on a blue field, borne from the days of Clovis on their arms by the kings of France.
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