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Definition of "florilegium" [florilegium]

  • A collection of excerpts from written texts, especially works of literature. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "florilegium" in a sentence
  • "Note 18: A florilegium is basically the contents of someone's memory, set forth as a kind of study-guide for the formation of others 'memories ...."
  • "Like the florilegium, the practice of aedificatio built personal character and established guiding principles for everyday life."
  • "SIGLO: FREEDOM - a florilegium of old and new writers and illustrators, edited by Vin and myself"
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