- 1A small European plant of the pea family, with yellow flowers and three-lobed clover-like leaves.
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- Genera Trifolium and Lotus, family Leguminosae: several species, in particular the bird’s-foot trefoil
- Her sea-pinks, meadow-sweet, hairbells, daisies, trefoils, orchids and clovers are all still there in a rich rug of purples, blues, pinks, yellows and creams.
- Saint Patrick used a seamróg, called a trefoil or three-leaf clover, to illustrate the concept of the trinity to the people.
- In its first year, the Buzz Project found that in fields containing margins of natural clovers and trefoils an average 1,850 bumble bees were found per hectare.
- 1.1A plant with three-lobed leaves that is similar or related to the trefoil.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- It is sometimes called wild chervil; and also has the names honewort (used of the closely related C. canadensis in N. America) and trefoil (but this last is used of other plants also).
- 1.2An ornamental design of three rounded lobes like a clover leaf, used typically in architectural tracery: [as modifier]: trefoil windowsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- In addition, the top areas of the main windows are decorated with stone tracery describing trefoils, quatrefoils and Moorish arches.
- Rather like the Venetians - the difference being that Venice went on evolving: its Byzantine ogees and trefoils made room for Palladio and all that.
- At the tops of the windows, the artist has fun with the trefoils and quatrefoils, turning one into a black flower with yellow petals and another into a hovering cartoonlike form ringed by orange dots.
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- The windows in the belfry have been restored and consist of two trefoiled lights with a quatrefoil over.
- The west window of the aisle is modern and has two trefoiled lights with a pierced circle in the spandrel.
- There is a squint on each side, with square heads on the east and trefoiled heads on the west.
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French trifoil, from Latin trifolium, from tri- 'three' + folium 'leaf'.
Más definiciones de trefoilDefinición de trefoil en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.