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The Meaning of Fleur de Lis

Posted by Francesco Fellini on

The Fleur de Lis is a symbol that has been used for many purposes, from decorative, to monarchical. The fleur de lis is widely thought to be a stylized version of the flower specie Iris Pseudacorus. Even though we can find the Fleur de Lys through several European coats of arms and even old flags, it has a stronger association with the French Monarchy. Literally it means Lily Flower (fleur = flower, lis = lily). The most accepted use of the symbol was to represent trinity and French origins or roots. The origin behind the symbolic meaning of the Fleur...

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