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quatrefoil

quat·re·foil

quatrefoil

 
pronunciation:
kae tr foIl [or] kae tr foIl [or] kwa tr foIl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a four-lobed leaf or flower, esp. in art.
definition 2: an architectural or sculptural ornament having such a shape.
derivation: quatrefoiled (adj.)
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The word quatrefoil contains the following part:
foli, foil Latin root that means leaf, page