Florilegium meaning

flôr'ə-lē'jē-əm
A collection of excerpts from written texts, especially works of literature.
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A compilation of choice or representative selections, as from an author's writings; anthology.
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An anthology.
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Origin of florilegium

New Latin flōrilegium flower-gathering (translation of Greek anthologion flower-gathering, anthology) from Latin flōrilegus gathering flowers flōs flōr- flower flower legere to gather leg- in Indo-European roots