flo·​ren·​cée | \ ¦flȯrən¦sā, fləˈren(t)sē \

Definition of florencée

of a fleur-de-lis in art or heraldry
: having a figure in the form of a stem often seeded or flowered at the tip or leaflike or petallike in form arising between each C-scroll and the central lyrate figure the familiar fleur-de-lis florencée of the city of Florence — see florentine lily

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History and Etymology for florencée

French, feminine of florencé, from Florence, Italy + (from Latin -atus -ate); from the form of the lily in the arms of the city of Florence

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“Florencée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/florenc%C3%A9e. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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