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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The iris chosen for the royal emblem of France by Charles V which prob. belonged to a white-flowered variety (Iris germanica florentina) of the German iris.

Usage examples (30)
  • The blue drum shells were sprinkled with fleurs-de-lis.
  • The lilies are also sometimes associated with the fleurs-de-lis of the Valois.
  • The chimney-piece, of rare marbles, covered with fleurs-de-lis, is by Rondelet.
  • The embroidered motif consists of alternating white birds and flower motifs, maybe fleurs-de-lis. for more
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