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cloverleaf

adjective clo·ver·leaf \ -ˌlēf \
|Updated on: 17 Jul 2018

Definition of cloverleaf

: resembling a clover leaf in shape

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First Known Use of cloverleaf

circa 1884

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cloverleaf

noun

Definition of cloverleaf

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

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First Known Use of cloverleaf

1931

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