(also egg and bacon)
Any of a number of plants that have yellow flowers with orange, red, or brown markings, supposedly suggestive of eggs and bacon, in particular.
- ● bird’s-foot trefoil. ● a shrubby Australian bush plant (Bossiaea and other genera, family Leguminosae).
More example sentences
- This is a South Australian plant with a low spreading habit with 'eggs and bacon' flowers in spring.
- Known by a huge variety of country names (Tom Thumb and Eggs and Bacon being perhaps the most common) this plant is worth its weight in gold.
Definition of eggs and bacon in:
- The British & World English dictionary