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FLEUR-DE-LYS (fleurs-de-lys)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does fleur-de-lys mean? 

  The noun FLEUR-DE-LYS has 1 sense:

1. (heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris

  Familiarity information: FLEUR-DE-LYS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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(heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


fleur-de-lys; fleur-de-lis

Hypernyms ("fleur-de-lys" is a kind of...):

armorial bearing; bearing; charge; heraldic bearing (heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield)

Domain category:

heraldry (the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies)

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