crowfoot

noun
crow·​foot | \ ˈkrō-ˌfu̇t How to pronounce crowfoot (audio) \
plural crowfeet\ ˈkrō-​ˌfēt How to pronounce crowfoot (audio) \

Definition of crowfoot

1 plural usually crowfoots : any of numerous plants having leaves with cleft lobes especially : buttercup
2 : crow's-foot sense 1 usually used in plural

First Known Use of crowfoot

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Crowfoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crowfoot. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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