gillyvor

gillyvor

(ˈdʒɪlɪvə)
n
(Plants) another name for gillyflower
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This "streaked gillyvor" of a composition enacts the debate by grafting several modes: as with Opie, the expressive faces and polished poses indicate the artist's expertise in portraiture; the festive tableau and lush nook give the air of a pastoral; and in the background, the sea's desolation interpolates the sublime.
The debate between Polixenes and Perdita, inspired by Perdita's rejection of "streaked gillyvors ...
Recall that she has just disparaged the gillyvors on the grounds that there is an art that went into their ancestry.