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Related to Trifolium: Trifolium pratense, Trifolium repens, red clover, Medicago
(Plants) any leguminous plant of the temperate genus Trifolium, having leaves divided into three leaflets and dense heads of small white, yellow, red, or purple flowers: includes the clovers and trefoils
[C17: from Latin, from tri- + folium leaf]
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|Noun||1.||Trifolium - any leguminous plant having leaves divided into three leaflets|
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, Leguminosae, pea family - a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae