Definition of Fleur-di-lis
Fleur-de-lis (i. e. lily-flower), 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.
||Fleur`-de-lis` (?), n.; pl.
Fleurs-de-lis (#). [F., flower of the lily. Cf.
Flower-de-luce, Lily.] 1. (Bot.)
The iris. See Flower-de-luce.
2. 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
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- 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.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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