noun, plural flo·ri·le·gi·a [flawr-uh-lee-jee-uh, flohr-] /ˌflɔr əˈli dʒi ə, ˌfloʊr-/.
- florio, john,
Origin of florilegium
Examples from the Web for florilegium
Florilegium Portense, a work containing 115 cantiones selectissimas of from four to eight voices, with figured bass for organ.Bach|Charles Francis Abdy Williams
Though the Anthologia and the Florilegium are lavishly quoted, no references are given save the bare names.
Look through the dictionary, and cull out a florilegium, rival the tulippomania.Table-Talk|William Hazlitt
Are the Anthologia and the Florilegium quoted in any works previous to Forster's time?