Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of trefoil | Another word for trefoil | What is trefoil?

Definition 1: an architectural ornament in the form of three arcs arranged in a circle - [noun denoting artifact]

(trefoil is a kind of ...) (architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance

Definition 2: a plant of the genus Trifolium - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for trefoil in the sense of this definition

(trefoil is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of trefoil ) European mountain clover with fragrant usually pink flowers

(... is a kind of trefoil ) clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowers; often considered the true or original shamrock

(... is a kind of trefoil ) southern European annual with spiky heads of crimson flower; extensively cultivated in United States for forage

(... is a kind of trefoil ) erect to decumbent short-lived perennial having red-purple to pink flowers; the most commonly grown forage clover

(... is a kind of trefoil ) clover of western United States

(... is a kind of trefoil ) creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage

(... is a member of trefoil) any leguminous plant having leaves divided into three leaflets

Definition 3: any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for trefoil in the sense of this definition

(trefoil is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of trefoil ) evergreen shrub of southern European highlands having downy foliage and a succession of yellow flowers throughout the summer followed by curious snail-shaped pods

(... is a kind of trefoil ) European medic naturalized in North America having yellow flowers and sickle-shaped pods

(... is a kind of trefoil ) an annual of the Mediterranean area having spiny seed pods and leaves with dark spots

(... is a kind of trefoil ) prostrate European herb with small yellow flowers and curved black pods; naturalized in North America

(... is a kind of trefoil ) important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop

(... is a member of trefoil) a genus of herbs that resemble clover

More words

Another word for tref

Another word for treetop

Another word for treenail

Another word for treelike

Another word for treelet

Another word for trefoil arch

Another word for treillage

Another word for trek

Another word for trekker

Another word for trellis


Other word for trellis

trellis meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce trellis