Definition of Bird's foot trefoil

1. Noun. Old World herb related to fenugreek.

Exact synonyms: Trigonella Ornithopodioides
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Trigonella, Trigonella

2. Noun. European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bird's Foot Trefoil

bird's-eye bush
bird's-eye maple
bird's-eye view
bird's-eye views
bird's-foot fern
bird's-foot violet
bird's-nest fungus
bird's eye
bird's eye view
bird's foot
bird's foot clover
bird's foot trefoil
bird's nest
bird's nest fern
bird's nest filter
bird's nest ivc filter
bird-breeder's disease
bird-breeder's lung
bird-cherry ermine
bird-cherry ermines

Literary usage of Bird's foot trefoil

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1. Proceedings by Bristol Naturalists' Society (Bristol, England), Bristol Naturalists' Society (1891)
"Trifolium repens (Dutch Clover).—Fl. by June 4th, Hamp, AB; June 17th, Clifton, EMP 25. Lotus corniculatus (Bird?s-foot Trefoil).— May 23rd, Hamp, ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"... because their flower-tubes are sucked for honey. Britten and Holland. [Prov. Eng.] —Lamb's suckling, the white clover, and the bird s-foot trefoil, ..."

3. The School World: A Monthly Magazine of Educational Work and Progress (1907)
"Bird s-foot trefoil, i, flowering branch that thf> incf-rt (Xj); a. flower.; 3,! and stamens; ;:(• ii); 5, fruit(xj); e,corolla; stands on the ; 7 ..."

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