cinquefoil cinquefoil

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of a numerous plants grown for their five-petaled flowers; abundant in temperate regions; alleged to have medicinal properties
  2. (n) an ornamental carving consisting of five arcs arranged in a circle

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  • Horticulturist inspires plant names

    Although I had heard of her long before, I first ran into Miss Willmott in 2001 in one of my initial gardens after moving back to Amarillo. According to my garden journal, I planted five Potentilla Miss Willmott (cinquefoil) on Nov. 17.
    on September 7, 2013     Source: Amarillo Globe-News

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