fleur du mal

noun \flœrdu̅e̅mȧl\

Definition of fleur du mal


fleurs du mal

  1. :  a morbid or scandalous creation in literature or art

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Origin and Etymology of fleur du mal

French, literally, flower of evil; from Les fleurs du mal (1857), volume of decadent poetry by Pierre-Charles Baudelaire †1867 French poet

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