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cinquefoil (plural cinquefoils)
- A potentilla (flower).
- 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 112:
- Witches always anointed themselves with ointments before departing up the chimney to their Sabbaths. One such ointment was composed of Aconite, Belladonna, Water Parsley, Cinquefoil and Babies' Fat.
- (heraldry) A stylized flower or leaf with five lobes.
- (topology) A particular knot of five crossings.
potentilla — see potentilla
heraldry: stylized flower or leaf with five lobes