crowfoot [krō′foot΄]
pl. crowfoots or crowfeet
1. any of a number of plants of the buttercup family, characterized by simple or variously lobed leaves somewhat resembling a crow's foot, esp. any of a genus (Ranunculus) of chiefly yellow-flowered plants
2. CALTROP (sense 1)
3. Naut. an arrangement of cords run through a block pulley to suspend an awning, etc.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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