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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An architectural ornament in the form of three arcs arranged in a circle; A plant of the genus Trifolium; Any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves.

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  • It is sometimes designated by the term trefoil, three leaved.
  • Friedman combined these by twisting wire to form the simplest knot there is - an overhand knot mathematicians call a trefoil - and then dipping it into soapy water.
  • Overhead, a trefoil canopy pinacled and crocketed.
  • The trefoil leaf of fabled Avendesora, the Tree of Life. for more
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