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Meaning of CROWFOOT

Pronunciation:  'krow`fût

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Crow"foot`\ (kr?"f??t`), n.
1. (Bot.) The genus {Ranunculus}, of many species; some are
   common weeds, others are flowering plants of considerable

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.