florilegium florilegium

Definition(s):

  • (n) an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.

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Usage(s):

  • Fat (720-page), fascinating florilegium of spies, real and apparent, "going up and down the backstairs of history" since Moses' day; busiest, softest footsteps, says Spy-Catcher .

News

  • Fine Living: An artistic look at the flora of Alcatraz

    The Northern California Society of Botanical Artists is presenting 'Alcatraz Florilegium,' an exhibit of botanical paintings by Northern California artists that catalog the plants — often with their seeds, stems, flowers and berries — found on Alcatraz Island.
    on September 28, 2013     Source: Marin Independent Journal

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