Definition of Cinquefoil. Meaning of Cinquefoil. Synonyms of Cinquefoil
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Definition of Cinquefoil
CinquefoilCinquefoil Cinque"foil`, n. [Cinque five + foil, F. feuille
leaf. See Foil.]
1. (Bot.) The name of several different species of the genus
Potentilla; -- also called five-finger, because of the
resemblance of its leaves to the fingers of the hand.
2. (Arch.) An ornamental foliation having five points or
cups, used in windows, panels, etc. --Gwilt.
Marsh cinquefoil, the Potentilla palustris, a plant with
purple flowers which grows in fresh-water marshes.
Meaning of Cinquefoil from wikipedia
- flowering plants
in the rose family, Rosaceae. They are usually called cinquefoils
in English. Potentilla
only found throughout
- In knot theory, the cinquefoil
knot, also known
as Solomon's seal knot or the pentafoil
knot, is one of two knots
with crossing number
five, the other...
is a genus containing
over 300 species
of flowering plants
in the rose family. Cinquefoil
may also refer
to: Comarum, a genus...
arguta, commonly known
as the tall cinquefoil
, prairie cinquefoil
, or sticky cinquefoil
, is a perennial herbaceous plant native
- synonym Potentilla
fruticosa. Common names include shrubby cinquefoil
hardhack, bush cinquefoil
rose, and...
- also mean related species
(see text). Potentilla
crantzii, the alpine cinquefoil
, is a flowering plant
of the genus Potentilla
in the family
- Potentilla flabellifolia
is a species
of cinquefoil known
by the common names
high mountain cinquefoil
, fanleaf cinquefoil
and fan-foil. The plant
by the common names varileaf cinquefoil
, different-leaved cinquefoil
, and mountain meadow cinquefoil
. It is native
canadensis, the dwarf cinquefoil
, is a species
(genus Potentilla) native
America. The Iroquois
take a pounded
as the (common) tormentil, septfoil
or erect cinquefoil
) is a herbaceous perennial plant belonging
to the rose family
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