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five-fin·ger

(fīv′fĭng′gər)
n.
Any of several plants having palmately compound leaves with five leaflets, such as the cinquefoil.

five-finger

or

fivefingers

n
(Plants) any of various plants having five-petalled flowers or five lobed leaves, such as cinquefoil and Virginia creeper

five′-fin`ger



n.
any of certain plants, as the cinquefoil and Virginia creeper, having leaves of five leaflets or flowers with five petals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.five-finger - any of a numerous plants grown for their five-petaled flowersfive-finger - any of a numerous plants grown for their five-petaled flowers; abundant in temperate regions; alleged to have medicinal properties
genus Potentilla, Potentilla - chiefly perennial northern hemisphere herbs and shrubs: cinquefoil
goose-tansy, Potentilla anserina, silverweed, goose grass - low-growing perennial having leaves silvery beneath; northern United States; Europe; Asia
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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