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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fleur-de-lis \Fleur`-de-lis`\, n.; pl. Fleurs-de-lis. [F., flower of the lily. Cf. Flower-de-luce, Lily.] 1. (Bot.) The iris. See Flower-de-luce. [1913 Webster] 2. A conventional flower suggested by the iris, and having a form which fits it for the terminal decoration of a scepter, the ornaments of a crown, etc. It is also a heraldic bearing, and is identified with the royal arms and adornments of France. [1913 Webster]