bird's-foot trefoil

noun \ ˈbərdz-ˌfu̇t- \

Definition of bird's-foot trefoil

: a yellow-flowered European herb (Lotus corniculatus) of the legume family that has claw-shaped pods and is widely grown for forage and for erosion control

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