Trigonella ornithopodioides

Bird's-foot Bird's"-foot`, n. (Bot.) A papilionaceous plant, the {Ornithopus}, having a curved, cylindrical pod tipped with a short, clawlike point. [1913 Webster]

{Bird's-foot trefoil}. (Bot.) (a) A genus of plants ({Lotus}) with clawlike pods. {Lotus corniculatas}, with yellow flowers, is very common in Great Britain. (b) the related plant, {Trigonella ornithopodioides}, is also European. [1913 Webster]


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  • bird's foot trefoil — noun 1. Old World herb related to fenugreek • Syn: ↑Trigonella ornithopodioides • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Trigonella, ↑genus Trigonella …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bird's-foot — n. (Bot.) A papilionaceous plant, the {Ornithopus}, having a curved, cylindrical pod tipped with a short, clawlike point. [1913 Webster] {Bird s foot trefoil}. (Bot.) (a) A genus of plants ({Lotus}) with clawlike pods. {Lotus corniculatas}, with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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