What does trefoil mean?

Definitions for trefoil
ˈtri fɔɪl, ˈtrɛf ɔɪltre·foil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. medic, medick, trefoil(noun)

    any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves

  2. clover, trefoil(noun)

    a plant of the genus Trifolium

  3. trefoil(noun)

    an architectural ornament in the form of three arcs arranged in a circle

Wiktionary

  1. trefoil(Noun)

    Any of several plants of the pea family, having compound, trifoliate leaves; especially one of the genus Trifolium.

  2. trefoil(Noun)

    A symbol having the shape of such leaves, especially when used as an architectural ornament.

  3. Origin: tri- + folium (leaf).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trefoil(noun)

    any plant of the genus Trifolium, which includes the white clover, red clover, etc.; -- less properly, applied also to the nonesuch, or black medic. See Clover, and Medic

  2. Trefoil(noun)

    an ornamental foliation consisting of three divisions, or foils

  3. Trefoil(noun)

    a charge representing the clover leaf

Freebase

  1. Trefoil

    Trefoil is a graphic form composed of the outline of three overlapping rings used in architecture and Christian symbolism. The term is also applied to other symbols of three-fold shape.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. trefoil

    In heraldry, is a frequent charge, representing the clover-leaf, and is always depicted as slipped,—i.e., furnished with a stalk.

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How to say trefoil in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trefoil in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trefoil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of trefoil

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