a plant, Lotus corniculatus, of the legume family, the pods of which spread like a crow’s foot, grown for forage.
any similar plant of the same genus.
any of various creeping leguminous Eurasian plants of the genus Lotus, esp L. corniculatus, with red-tipped yellow flowers and seed pods resembling the claws of a bird Also called bacon-and-eggs
noun a form of influenza occurring in poultry mainly in Japan, China and Southeast Asia, caused by a virus capable of spreading to humans Also called avian flu Contemporary Examples A Scarier Bird Flu: CDC Chief Warns of Looming H7N9 Threat Eliza Shapiro September 15, 2013 noun Examples Word Origin
a violet, Viola pedata, of the eastern and midwestern U.S., having single flowers with a yellow center, two purple upper petals, and three lavender lower petals: the state flower of Wisconsin.
a grass, Poa trivialis, grown in temperate regions of North America largely for lawns and turf. the knotgrass, Polygonum aviculare.