I prismatica
Flower-de-luce Flow"er-de-luce", n. [Corrupted fr. fleur-de-lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three-petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the royal French emblem. [1913 Webster]

Note: There are nearly one hundred species, natives of the north temperate zone. Some of the best known are {Iris Germanica}, {I. Florentina}, {I. Persica}, {I. sambucina}, and the American {I. versicolor}, {I. prismatica}, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • I Florentina — Flower de luce Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • I Persica — Flower de luce Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • I sambucina — Flower de luce Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • I versicolor — Flower de luce Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flower-de-luce — Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the royal French emblem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iris Germanica — Flower de luce Flow er de luce , n. [Corrupted fr. fleur de lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iris subgen. Limniris — Taxobox name = Beardless Iris image caption = Iris sibirica regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Iridaceae subfamilia = Iridoideae tribus = Irideae genus = Iris subgenus = Limniris subdivision …   Wikipedia

  • Jalón — I (Del fr. jalon.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 Palo con punta metálica en uno de sus extremos que se clava en tierra para determinar puntos fijos cuando se levanta el plano de un terreno. 2 Hecho importante que constituye un punto de referencia en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Pilar — I (Del lat. vulgar pilare.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 Mojón que se pone en los caminos. SINÓNIMO hito 2 Persona o cosa que mantiene una casa o una institución: ■ él es el pilar que sostiene la empresa; ella sustenta la casa con su sueldo, es el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Prisma mecánico — Un prisma mecánico o pieza prismática es un modelo mecánico de sólido deformable, usado para calcular elementos estructurales como vigas y pilares. Geométricamente un prisma mecánico puede generarse al mover una sección transversal plana a lo… …   Wikipedia Español

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