Lotus corniculatas
Bird's-foot Bird's"-foot`, n. (Bot.) A papilionaceous plant, the {Ornithopus}, having a curved, cylindrical pod tipped with a short, clawlike point. [1913 Webster]

{Bird's-foot trefoil}. (Bot.) (a) A genus of plants ({Lotus}) with clawlike pods. {Lotus corniculatas}, with yellow flowers, is very common in Great Britain. (b) the related plant, {Trigonella ornithopodioides}, is also European. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bird's-foot — n. (Bot.) A papilionaceous plant, the {Ornithopus}, having a curved, cylindrical pod tipped with a short, clawlike point. [1913 Webster] {Bird s foot trefoil}. (Bot.) (a) A genus of plants ({Lotus}) with clawlike pods. {Lotus corniculatas}, with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bird's-foot trefoil — Bird s foot Bird s foot , n. (Bot.) A papilionaceous plant, the {Ornithopus}, having a curved, cylindrical pod tipped with a short, clawlike point. [1913 Webster] {Bird s foot trefoil}. (Bot.) (a) A genus of plants ({Lotus}) with clawlike pods.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ornithopus — Bird s foot Bird s foot , n. (Bot.) A papilionaceous plant, the {Ornithopus}, having a curved, cylindrical pod tipped with a short, clawlike point. [1913 Webster] {Bird s foot trefoil}. (Bot.) (a) A genus of plants ({Lotus}) with clawlike pods.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trigonella ornithopodioides — Bird s foot Bird s foot , n. (Bot.) A papilionaceous plant, the {Ornithopus}, having a curved, cylindrical pod tipped with a short, clawlike point. [1913 Webster] {Bird s foot trefoil}. (Bot.) (a) A genus of plants ({Lotus}) with clawlike pods.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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