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five finger

Line breaks: five fin¦ger
(also five fingers)

Definition of five finger in English:

noun

Any of a number of plants with leaves that are divided into five leaflets or with flowers that have five petals, such as cinquefoil.
Example sentences
  • He probably misses my freshly baked meat pies, green fig and five fingers (little gifts to say I'm thinking of you).
  • Jonathan and I shared a funny looking tangy-tasting fruit, which we later found out was called five fingers or star fruit.

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