snakesfoot

snakesfoot

indicates shocking occurrence. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177]
See: Horror
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Collier's Cyclopedia of Social and Commercial Information, compiled by Nugent Robinson in 1904, lists hundreds of flowers and their wide-ranging meanings in a section titled "The Language of Flowers." The meanings aren't always pleasant (Snakesfoot means "horror," while Gum Cistus means "I shall die to-morrow"), but c'est I'amour.