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English definition of “four-leaf clover”

four-leaf clover

noun [C] uk   /ˌfɔː.liːfˈkləʊ.vər/ us    /ˌfɔːr.liːfˈkloʊ.vɚ/ (also four-leaved clover)
a clover (= small plant) with a leaf that is divided into four parts rather than the usual three, thought to bring good luck to anyone who finds it
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