trifoly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin trifolium. See trifoliate, trefoil.

Noun[edit]

trifoly (countable and uncountable, plural trifolies)

  1. (obsolete) melilot; sweet clover
    • (Can we date this quote?) Ben Jonson
      She was crowned with a chaplet of trifoly.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.