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NOUN (3)

1. creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage;
[syn: white clover, dutch clover, shamrock, Trifolium repens]

2. Eurasian plant with heart-shaped trifoliate leaves and white purple-veined flowers;
[syn: common wood sorrel, cuckoo bread, shamrock, Oxalis acetosella]

3. clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowers; often considered the true or original shamrock;
[syn: hop clover, shamrock, lesser yellow trefoil, Trifolium dubium]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shamrock \Sham"rock\, n. [L. seamrog, seamar, trefoil, white clover, white honeysuckle; akin to Gael. seamrag.] (Bot.) A trifoliate plant used as a national emblem by the Irish. The legend is that St. Patrick once plucked a leaf of it for use in illustrating the doctrine of the trinity. [1913 Webster] Note: The original plant was probably a kind of wood sorrel (Oxalis Acetocella); but now the name is given to the white clover (Trifolium repens), and the black medic (Medicago lupulina). [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

shamrock n 1: creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage [syn: white clover, dutch clover, shamrock, Trifolium repens] 2: Eurasian plant with heart-shaped trifoliate leaves and white purple-veined flowers [syn: common wood sorrel, cuckoo bread, shamrock, Oxalis acetosella] 3: clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowers; often considered the true or original shamrock [syn: hop clover, shamrock, lesser yellow trefoil, Trifolium dubium]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

91 Moby Thesaurus words for "shamrock": armory, badge, badge of office, badges, baton, blazonry, brassard, button, cap and gown, chain, chain of office, class ring, clover, cockade, collar, cross, decoration, deuce-ace, dress, eagle, emblems, ensigns, fasces, figurehead, fleur-de-lis, hammer and sickle, heraldry, insignia, lapel pin, leash, livery, mace, mantle, markings, medal, mortarboard, old school tie, pin, regalia, ring, rose, school ring, set of three, sigillography, skull and crossbones, sphragistics, staff, swastika, tartan, tercet, ternary, ternion, terzetto, thistle, three, threesome, tie, tierce, trefoil, trey, triad, trialogue, triangle, tricorn, trident, triennium, trihedron, trilogy, trimester, trine, trinity, trinomial, trio, triphthong, triple crown, triple threat, triplet, triplopy, tripod, triptych, trireme, triseme, triskelion, trisul, triumvirate, triunity, trivet, troika, uniform, verge, wand
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Shamrock, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 125 Housing Units (2000): 70 Land area (2000): 0.329684 sq. miles (0.853877 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.329684 sq. miles (0.853877 sq. km) FIPS code: 66600 Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40 Location: 35.910737 N, 96.580131 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Shamrock, OK Shamrock
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Shamrock, TX -- U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 2029 Housing Units (2000): 1072 Land area (2000): 2.070994 sq. miles (5.363849 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.070994 sq. miles (5.363849 sq. km) FIPS code: 67160 Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48 Location: 35.217116 N, 100.247171 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Shamrock, TX Shamrock