shamrock

shamrock
shamrock [sham′räk΄]
n.
[Ir seamrog, dim. of seamar, clover]
any of certain clovers or cloverlike plants with leaflets in groups of three, used as the emblem of Ireland, as the red clover, white clover, wood sorrel, or black medic

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Synonyms:
, , (Trifolium repens) / , (Medicago lupulina)


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