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Meaning of CROWFOOT

Pronunciation:  'krow`fût

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus
 

CROWFOOT is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: buttercup, butterflower, goldcup, kingcup
 
 See Also: celery-leaved buttercup, common buttercup, creeping buttercup, creeping crowfoot, cursed crowfoot, genus Ranunculus, herb, herbaceous plant, meadow buttercup, Mount Cook lily, mountain lily, Ranunculus, Ranunculus acris, Ranunculus bulbosus, Ranunculus lyalii, Ranunculus occidentalis, Ranunculus repens, Ranunculus sceleratus, tall buttercup, tall crowfoot, tall field buttercup, western buttercup

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Crow"foot`\ (kr?"f??t`), n.
1. (Bot.) The genus {Ranunculus}, of many species; some are
   common weeds, others are flowering plants of considerable
   beauty.

2. (Naut.) A number of small cords rove through a long block,
   or euphroe, to suspend an awning by.

3. (Mil.) A caltrop. [Written also {crow's-foot}.]

4. (Well Boring) A tool with a side claw for recovering
   broken rods, etc. --Raymond.

 

 

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