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Noun: fleur-de-lis (fleurs-de-lis)  ,flur-du'lee
  1. Plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-coloured flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
    - iris, flag, sword lily
  2. (heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris
    - fleur-de-lys

Derived forms: fleurs-de-lis

Type of: armorial bearing, bearing, charge, heraldic bearing, iridaceous plant

Part of: genus Iris

Encyclopedia: Fleur-de-lis