bird's–foot

noun \ˈbərdz-ˌfu̇t\
variants: less commonly

bird–foot

\ˈbərd-ˌfu̇t\

Definition of bird's–foot

plural

bird's–foots

also

bird–foots

  1. :  any of numerous plants having leaves or flowers resembling the foot of a bird; specifically :  a plant of the genus Ornithopus having bent and jointed pods or of the related genera Lotus and Trigonella

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