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cloverleaf

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adjective clo·ver·leaf \-ˌlēf\

Definition of cloverleaf

  1. :  resembling a clover leaf in shape



1915

First Known Use of cloverleaf

1915


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cloverleaf

noun, clo·ver·leaf

Definition of cloverleaf

plural cloverleafs \-ˌlēfs\ or cloverleaves \-ˌlēvz\

  1. :  an interchange between two major highways that allows traffic to change from one to the other without requiring any left turns or crossings and that from above resembles a 4-leaf clover



Illustration of cloverleaf

1931

First Known Use of cloverleaf

1931


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