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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About florencée

Dictionary Entries Near florencée

florence brown


Florence fennel

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for florencée

Cite this Entry

“Florencée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/florenc%C3%A9e. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon
Seen & Heard
People are talking about


Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!