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Fleur de Lys

In Botany, the Fleur de Lys or Fleur de Lis is a flower. The three petalled lotus was a common motif in Karnak. As the Fleur de Lys (or three petalled Lily) it became the symbol of Florence; went on to become the symbol of France, then as 3 Feathers became a symbol of the Prince of Wales, and then spread to become a major symbol throughout Europe.
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