Seed of Gold
Not another bloody hoverfly.
Sorry yes, but they’re so beautiful.
Can’t you mix it up a bit?
Well it is the peak of the season, they’ll soon be gone.
Even so, give us a break will you.
“chryso” = gold, “toxum” = seed. The “seed of gold” was a crucial element in alchemy for creating gold, a mysterious substance which aided the transformation of minerals into gold. The “seed” was always present in alchemists’ concoctions. “festivum” = festivity, merriment, joy. You’re looking at the seed of gold. Be happy.