impresa

noun
im·pre·sa | \im-ˈprā-zə, -sə\

Definition of impresa 

: a device with a motto used in the 16th and 17th centuries broadly : emblem

Examples of impresa in a Sentence

the family's selection of the lily as its impresa dates from the 16th century

First Known Use of impresa

1588, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for impresa

Italian, literally, undertaking

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