from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of perennial herbs (Iris) with swordlike leaves and large three-petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the royal French emblem.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name for species of Iris—the French fleur-de-lis.
- n. In heraldry, same as fleur-de-lis.
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