cinquefoil: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (singk'foil"), [key]
- any of several plants belonging to the genus Potentilla, of the rose family, having yellow, red, or white five-petaled flowers, as P. reptansof the Old World, or P. argenteaof North America.
- Also calleda panellike ornament consisting of five lobes, divided by cusps, radiating from a common center.
- a charge in the form of a five-leaved clover.
- cinquefoil (Thesaurus)