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Fan-leaf cinquefoil (Potentilla flabellifolia)

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French cinqfoil, from cinq (five) + foil (leaf)

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cinquefoil (plural cinquefoils)

  1. A potentilla (flower).
  2. (heraldry) A stylized flower or leaf with five lobes.
  3. (topology) A particular knot of five crossings.

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  • (flower): fiveleaf
  • (knot): cinquefoil knot,  ,  

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