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fleur-de-lisnoun [C]

plural fleurs-de-lis uk   /ˌflɜː.dəˈliːs/ us   /ˌflɝː-/ also fleur-de-lys uk   /ˌflɜː.dəˈliːs/ us   /ˌflɝː.dəˈliːs/
a pattern representing a flower with three separate parts joined at the bottom, used in coats of arms
(Definition of fleur-de-lis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 鸢尾花饰,百合花饰(用作纹章)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳶尾花飾,百合花飾(用作紋章)…
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