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fleury

[ flur-ee, floor-ee ]
/ ˈflɜr i, ˈflʊər i /
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adjective Heraldry.

terminating in fleurs-de-lis: a cross fleury.
ornamented with fleurs-de-lis.

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Also flory.

Origin of fleury

1375–1425; late Middle English flourre<Middle French fleure, derivative of fleurflower; see -ee

Definition for fleury (2 of 2)

Fleury
[ flœ-ree ]
/ flœˈri /

noun

An·dré Her·cule de [ahn-drey er-kyl duh], /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ ɛrˈkül də/, 1653–1743, French cardinal and statesman.
Claude [klohd], /kloʊd/, 1640–1723, French ecclesiastical historian.
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Fleury
/ (French flœri) /

noun

André Hercule de (ɑ̃dre ɛrkyl də). 1653–1743, French cardinal and statesman: Louis XV's chief adviser and virtual ruler of France (1726–43)
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