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Noun: cinquefoil  'singk,foyl
  1. Any of a numerous plants grown for their five-petalled flowers; abundant in temperate regions; alleged to have medicinal properties
    - five-finger
  2. An ornamental carving consisting of five arcs arranged in a circle

Derived forms: cinquefoils

Type of: bush, carving, shrub

Part of: genus Potentilla, Potentilla

Encyclopedia: Cinquefoil