florilegia

florilegium

[flawr-uh-lee-jee-uhm, flohr-]
noun, plural florilegia [flawr-uh-lee-jee-uh, flohr-] .
a collection of literary pieces; anthology.

Origin:
1640–50; < Neo-Latin flōrilegium, equivalent to Latin flōri- flori- + leg(ere) to gather + -ium -ium, on the model of spīcilegium gleaning; a calque of Greek anthología anthology

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florilegium (ˌflɔːrɪˈliːdʒɪəm)
 
n , pl -gia
1.  (formerly) a lavishly illustrated book on flowers
2.  rare an anthology
 
[C17: Modern Latin, from Latin florilegus flower-collecting, from flōs flower + legere to collect]

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