Definition of Trifoly

1. n. Sweet trefoil.



Definition of Trifoly

1. Noun. (obsolete) melilot; sweet clover ¹

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Definition of Trifoly

1. trefoil [n TRIFOLIES] - See also: trefoil

Medical Definition of Trifoly

1. Sweet trefoil. "She was crowned with a chaplet of trifoly." (B. Jonson) Origin: L. Trifolium. See Trifoliate, Trefoil. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trifoly

trifocal
trifocal lens
trifocals
trifold
trifoliata
trifoliate
trifoliate orange
trifoliated
trifolies
trifoliolate
trifoliolate leaf
trifoliosis
trifolirhizin
trifolium
trifoliums
trifoly (current term)
triforia
triforium
triform
triformed
triformity
trifunctional
trifunctionality
trifunctionally
trifuran
trifurans
trifurcate
trifurcated
trifurcates
trifurcating

Literary usage of Trifoly

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1. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1873)
"... describes in 1562 his discovery of the clover species thus :—He noticed an Orobanche by the side of a " common claver or medow trifoly which was all ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"trifoly, Sea. Glaux maritima, L.—Lyte, who says it is so named by Turner. trifoly, Sour. Oxalis Acetosella, L.—Lyte. ..."

3. The Philosophical Transactions and Collections, to the End of the Year 1700 by Royal Society (Great Britain), John Lowthorp, Henry Jones, John Eames, John Martyn (1734)
"... of Tunis is bounded to the North and Eaft with the Mediterranean Sea, to the Weft with the Kingdom of Algier, and to the South with that of trifoly. ..."

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