fleury

fleury

[flur-ee, floor-ee]
Also, flory.


Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English flourre < Middle French fleure, derivative of fleur flower; see -ee

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Fleury

[flœ-ree]
noun
1.
André Hercule de [ahn-drey er-kyl duh] , 1653–1743, French cardinal and statesman.
2.
Claude [klohd] , 1640–1723, French ecclesiastical historian.
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Fleury (French flœri)
 
n
André Hercule de (ɑ̃dre ɛrkyl də). 1653--1743, French cardinal and statesman: Louis XV's chief adviser and virtual ruler of France (1726--43)

flory or fleury (ˈflɔːrɪ, ˈflʊərɪ, ˈflɜːrɪ)
 
adj
(usually postpositive) heraldry containing a fleur-de-lys
 
[C15: from Old French floré, from florflower]
 
fleury or fleury
 
adj
 
[C15: from Old French floré, from florflower]

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