Associations to the word «Shamrock»


SHAMROCK, noun. The trefoil leaf of any small clover, especially Trifolium repens, or such a leaf from a clover-like plant.
SHAMROCK, noun. Any of several small plants, forms of clover, with trefoil leaves, especially Trifolium repens.

Dictionary definition

SHAMROCK, noun. Creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage.
SHAMROCK, noun. Eurasian plant with heart-shaped trifoliate leaves and white purple-veined flowers.
SHAMROCK, noun. Clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowers; often considered the true or original shamrock.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope