Shamrock

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Shamrock (Trifolium Repens) is a three-leafed old white clover. It is known as a symbol of Ireland. The name shamrock is derived from Irish seamróg, which is the diminutive version of the Irish word for clover (seamair).

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  • I'll seek a four-leaved shamrock in all the fairy dells,
    And if I find the charmèd leaves, oh, how I'll weave my spells!
    • Samuel Lover, The Four-Leaved Shamrock; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 702.
  • O, the Shamrock, the green, immortal Shamrock!
    Chosen leaf
    Of Bard and Chief,
    Old Erin's native Shamrock.
    • Thomas Moore, Oh, the Shamrock; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 702.

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