yellow trefoil

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow trefoil prostrate European herb with small yellow flowers and curved black pods; naturalized in North America
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Usage

In literature:

It arose from the yellow flower of the hop-trefoil: honey sometimes has a flavour which resembles it.
"Round About a Great Estate" by Richard Jefferies
Then there was short elastic wiry grass and orange-yellow bird's-foot trefoil.
"Patience Wins" by George Manville Fenn
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