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Definition of Trifolium repens
Trifolium repensShamrock Sham"rock, n. [L. seamrog, seamar, trefoil, white
clover, white honeysuckle; akin to Gael. seamrag.] (Bot.)
A trifoliate plant used as a national emblem by the Irish.
The legend is that St. Patrick once plucked a leaf of it for
use in illustrating the doctrine of the trinity.
Note: The original plant was probably a kind of wood sorrel
(Oxalis Acetocella); but now the name is given to the
white clover (Trifolium repens), and the black medic
(Medicago lupulina). Trifolium repenstouto. The English have applied the name especially to the
Germanic people living nearest them, the Hollanders. Cf.
Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants.
Dutch auction. See under Auction.
Dutch cheese, a small, pound, hard cheese, made from skim
Dutch clinker, a kind of brick made in Holland. It is
yellowish, very hard, and long and narrow in shape.
Dutch clover (Bot.), common white clover (Trifolium
repens), the seed of which was largely imported into
England from Holland.
Dutch concert, a so-called concert in which all the singers
sing at the same time different songs. [Slang]
Dutch courage, the courage of partial intoxication. [Slang]
Dutch door, a door divided into two parts, horizontally, so
arranged that the lower part can be shut and fastened,
while the upper part remains open.
Dutch foil, Dutch leaf, or Dutch gold, a kind of brass
rich in copper, rolled or beaten into thin sheets, used in
Holland to ornament toys and paper; -- called also Dutch
mineral, Dutch metal, brass foil, and bronze leaf.
Dutch liquid (Chem.), a thin, colorless, volatile liquid,
C2H4Cl2, of a sweetish taste and a pleasant ethereal
odor, produced by the union of chlorine and ethylene or
olefiant gas; -- called also Dutch oil. It is so called
because discovered (in 1795) by an association of four
Hollandish chemists. See Ethylene, and Olefiant.
Meaning of Trifolium repens from wikipedia
- Trifolium repens
, the white clover
clover, or Ladino), is a herbaceous perennial plant
in the bean family
- The most widely cultivated clovers
clover, Trifolium repens
, and red clover, Trifolium
pratense. Clover, either
or in mixture
- Shamrock refers
the species Trifolium dubium
(lesser clover, Irish: seamair
bhuí) or Trifolium repens
(white clover, Irish: seamair
- stylo Trifolium
spp. – clovers Trifolium hybridum
– alsike clover Trifolium incarnatum
– crimson clover Trifolium pratense
– red clover Trifolium repens
of white clover
) which regularly produce
more than three
purple-leaved T. repens
- resin-bearing plant material
such as Euphorbia royleana
and Trifolium repens
over a period
of centuries. .[clarification needed] Shilajit
- family, Fabaceae. Its flowers
are white, similar
to white clover
), with which
it has long been confused. This species lives almost
- as a companion
sativa, and Trifolium repens
. FAO: Arachis glabrata Tropical
Forages: Arachis glabrata
- bean (Phaseolus lunatus), roseroot
(Rhodiola rosea) and white clover
), among other
is the glucoside
- established Smooth
Meadow-gr**** (Poa pratensis) and white clover
) as living mulches since
they did not cause reduction
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