Definition of Crowfoot

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus.




Definition of Crowfoot

1. n. The genus Ranunculus, of many species; some are common weeds, others are flowering plants of considerable beauty.

Definition of Crowfoot

1. Noun. Any of many plants, mostly of the genus ''Ranunculus'', that have a leaf shaped somewhat like a bird's foot; especially the buttercups ¹

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Definition of Crowfoot

1. a flowering plant [n -FOOTS or -FEET]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crowfoot

crowdsource
crowdsourced
crowdsourcer
crowdsourcers
crowdsources
crowdsourcing
crowdy
croweater
croweaters
crowed
crower
crowers
crowfeet
crowflower
crowflowers
crowfoot (current term)
crowfoot family
crowfoots
crowing
crowing inspiration
crowingly
crowkeeper
crowkeepers
crowlike
crown'd
crown-beard
crown-heel length
crown-of-the-field

Literary usage of Crowfoot

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1. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Many-flower'd crowfoot. Nat. of the North of Europe. Cult. ... Broad-leaved woolly crowfoot. Nat. of Switzerland and the South of France. Cult. ..."

2. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"R. bulbosus L. Bulbous crowfoot or Buttercup. Sault Ste. ... Early crowfoot. Flowers sometimes double or with reversion of essential organs to leaves. ..."

3. Canadian Savage Folk: The Native Tribes of Canada by John MacLean (1896)
"crowfoot. THE famous chief of the Blackfeet was one of the most striking personages in the Canadian North-West. The dignified leader of his own tribe, ..."

4. Michigan Flora: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by William James Beal (1904)
"R. bulbosus L. Bulbous crowfoot or Buttercup. Sault Ste. ... Early crowfoot. Flowers sometimes double or with reversion of essential organs to leaves. ..."

5. The Making of the Canadian West: Being the Reminiscences of an Eyewitness by Roderick George MacBeth (1898)
"We saw crowfoot several times going to and from Calgary, a stern, stoical man, crowfoot. (From photograph by I'rof. ..."

6. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1798)
"Creeping crowfoot. POLYANDRIE GEN. ... this crowfoot from the laft, of which it is wonderful that any ..."

7. The Canadian Rockies Adventure Guide by Brenda Koller (2006)
"crowfoot Glacier Viewpoint Located less than three km (1.8 miles) south of ... Early in the 20th century the crowfoot Glacier resembled the foot of a crow ..."

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