five-finger
noun Date: before 12th century cinquefoil 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Five-finger — Five fin ger (f[imac]v f[i^][ng] g[ e]r), n. 1. (Bot.) See {Cinquefoil}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A starfish with five rays, esp. {Asterias rubens}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • five-finger — [fīv′fiŋ΄gər] n. [OE fiffingre] any of various plants having leaves with five parts or flowers with five petals; esp., the cinquefoils and WOODBINE (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • five-finger — Starfish Star fish ( f[i^]sh ), n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of echinoderms belonging to the class Asterioidea, in which the body is star shaped and usually has five rays, though the number of rays varies from five to forty or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • five-finger — Cinquefoil Cinque foil , n. [Cinque five + foil, F. feuille leaf. See {Foil}.] 1. (Bot.) The name of several different species of the genus {Potentilla}; also called {five finger}, because of the resemblance of its leaves to the fingers of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • five-finger — apvaliagalvis sargas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Diplodus globiceps angl. five finger; white stumpnose rus. круглоголовый сарг ryšiai: platesnis terminas – auksaspalviai sargai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • five-finger — five′ fin ger n. pln any of certain plants, as the cinquefoil and Virginia creeper, having leaves of five leaflets or flowers with five petals …   From formal English to slang

  • five-finger — /ˈfaɪv fɪŋgə/ (say fuyv fingguh) noun 1. any of certain species of potentilla with leaves of five leaflets, as Potentilla canadensis. 2. → birdsfoot trefoil. 3. → oxlip. 4. → Virginia creeper. –adjective 5. for five fingers, as a piano exercise …   Australian English dictionary

  • five-finger — /fuyv fing geuhr/, n. 1. any of certain species of potentilla having leaves of five leaflets, as Potentilla canadensis. 2. See Virginia creeper. [bef. 1000; ME; OE fiffingre] * * * …   Universalium

  • five-finger — noun any of a numerous plants grown for their five petaled flowers; abundant in temperate regions; alleged to have medicinal properties • Syn: ↑cinquefoil • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑silverweed, ↑goose tansy, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Five Finger Death Punch — Pays d’origine Los Angeles, Californie, & …   Wikipédia en Français

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