fleury

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adjective fleu·ry \ˈflu̇r-ē\

Definition of fleury

of a heraldic cross

  1. :  having the ends of the arms broadening out into the heads of fleurs-de-lis — see cross illustration

Origin and Etymology of fleury

alteration of Middle English flory, from Anglo-French floré, flowered from flur, flor flower — more at flower


First Known Use: 15th century


Fleury

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biographical name Fleu·ry \ˌflər-ˈē\

Definition of Fleury

  1. André-Hercule de 1653–1743 French cardinal and statesman


Fleury

biographical name fleu·ry

Definition of Fleury

  1. Claude 1640–1723 French ecclesiastical historian


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