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Definition of "shamrock" []

  • Any of several plants, such as a clover or wood sorrel, having compound leaves with three small leaflets, considered the national emblem of Ireland. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shamrock" in a sentence
  • "Three men were attempting to do the Riverdance in shamrock-shaped slippers."
  • "The shamrock is forbid by law to grow on Irish ground;"
  • "But the shamrock is a tender a plant, it's beauty soon will fade"