Definitions for Shamrock
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white clover, dutch clover, shamrock, Trifolium repensnoun
creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage
common wood sorrel, cuckoo bread, shamrock, Oxalis acetosellanoun
Eurasian plant with heart-shaped trifoliate leaves and white purple-veined flowers
hop clover, shamrock, lesser yellow trefoil, Trifolium dubiumnoun
clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowers; often considered the true or original shamrock
The trefoil leaf of any small clover, especially Trifolium repens, or such a leaf from a clover-like plant.
She wore a shamrock in honor of her Irish ancestry.
Any of several small plants, forms of clover, with trefoil leaves, especially Trifolium repens.
The fields were covered with shamrocks.
Etymology: From seamrog, diminutive of seamar.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The Irish name for three leaved grass.
If they found a plot of watercresses, or shamrocks, there they flocked as to a feast for the time. Edmund Spenser, on Ireland.
SHAMROCK was the fifth single released by the Japanese rock band, UVERworld. It was released on August 2, 2006. The limited pressing of the single has a DVD containing the video digest of their live performance from their Timeless Tour @ Shibuya-AX. It reached number six on the Oricon charts and sold approximately 97,091 copies. It was used as the drama Dance Drill's theme song. The full version of the ringtone has reached platinum status in February 2010 since its download started on August 2, 2006.
A shamrock is a young sprig or small plant, primarily associated with Ireland and used as a symbol for St. Patrick's Day. It is known to be a symbol of Ireland and represents good luck. It is often associated with a three-leafed old white clover, specifically Trifolium repens.
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
Etymology: [L. seamrog, seamar, trefoil, white clover, white honeysuckle; akin to Gael. seamrag.]
The shamrock refers to the young sprigs of clover or trefoil. It is known as a symbol of Ireland, with St. Patrick having used it as a metaphor for the Christian Trinity, according to legend. The name shamrock is derived from Irish seamróg, which is the diminutive version of the Irish word for clover meaning simply "little clover" or "young clover". Shamrock is usually considered to refer to either the species Trifolium dubium or Trifolium repens. However, other three-leaved plants—such as Medicago lupulina, Trifolium pratense, and Oxalis acetosella—are sometimes called shamrocks or clovers. The shamrock was traditionally used for its medicinal properties and was a popular motif in Victorian times.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sham′rok, n. the national emblem of Ireland, a leaf with three leaflets, or plant having such leaves, sometimes supposed to be the Wood-sorrel, but the name is more frequently applied to some species of Clover, or to some common plant of some of the nearly allied genera, as the Bird's Foot Trefoil or the Black Medick. The Lesser Yellow Trefoil is the plant usually sold in Dublin on St Patrick's Day. [Ir. seamrog, Gael. seamrag, trefoil, dim. of seamar, trefoil.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a small trefoil plant, the national emblem of Ireland; it is matter of dispute whether it is the wood-sorrel, a species of clover, or some other allied trefoil; the lesser yellow trefoil is perhaps the most commonly accepted symbol.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A three-time loser as a racer at sea, but a four-time winner as an "ad." for tea--and Sir T.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shamrock is ranked #54752 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Shamrock surname appeared 376 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Shamrock.
93.3% or 351 total occurrences were White.
3.7% or 14 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of Shamrock in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Shamrock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
See this tie I have, this shamrock tie ? it was given to by one of these guys right here, who’s a hell of a rugby player who beat the hell out of the Black and Tans.
Since the Speaker has chosen to tear this Nation apart with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi actions and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rhetoric, the President will not participate in moments where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi so often chooses to drive discord and disunity, and will instead celebrate the rich history and strong ties between the United States and Ireland at The White House on March 12, the relationship between our two countries has never been stronger, and the President looks forward to welcoming the Prime Minister of Ireland for the annual Shamrock Bowl presentation.
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- трылістнік, канюшынаBelarusian
- seamragScottish Gaelic
- koroua, korouwaMāori
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