Medical Definition of Flower-de-luce

1. A genus of perennial herbs (Iris) with swordlike leaves and large three-petaled flowers often of very gay colours, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the royal French emblem. There are nearly one hundred species, natives of the north temperate zone. Some of the best known are Iris Germanica, I. Florentina, I. Persica, I. Sambucina, and the American I. Versicolour, I. Prismatica, etc. Origin: Corrupted fr. Fleur-de-lis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flower-de-luce

flow variables
flow void
flowable
flowage
flowages
flowcell
flowcells
flowchart
flowcharting
flowchartings
flowcharts
flowed
flowen
flower-cup fern
flower-de-luce (current term)
flower-fence
flower-fences
flower-flies
flower-fly
flower-gentle
flower-gentles
flower-of-an-hour
flower-petal
flower-petals
flower-spray ending
flower-spray organ of Ruffini
flower-sweet
flower/er
flower arrangement

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