hortus conclusus

play
Latin noun phrase hor·tus con·clu·sus \ˈhȯr-təs-kȯn-ˈklü-səs\

Definition of hortus conclusus

  1. :  enclosed garden —used especially for depictions of the Virgin Mary in an enclosed garden symbolizing her virginity


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hortus conclusus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).