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trefoil

tre·foil

trefoil

pronunciation:
tri foIl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of several plants, such as the clovers, that have compound leaves with three leaflets.
definition 2: any design, ornamentation, or structure in the shape of a three-part clover leaf.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, pertaining to, or resembling a three-part clover leaf.
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The word trefoil contains the following part:
foli, foil Latin root that means leaf, page