fleur-de-lis


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fleur-de-lis

A stylized three-petal flower representing the French royal lily, tied by an encircling band and used as an ornamental device in late Gothic architecture and in later derivatives. See also: Ornament

fleur-de-lis

of France. [Flower Symbolism: Halberts, 28]

fleur-de-lis

symbol of the trinity; resembles lily. [Christian Symbolism: EB, IV: 182]
See: Trinity
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Since I call Louisiana home, the fleur-de-lis has been part of my heritage, too.
Centuries ago the fleur-de-lis was adopted as the emblem of the French monarchy.
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