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Meaning of “four-leaf clover” in the English Dictionary

"four-leaf clover" in British English

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four-leaf clovernoun [C]

uk   /ˌfɔː.liːf ˈkləʊ.vər/  us   /ˌfɔːr.liːf ˈkloʊ.vɚ/ (also four-leaved clover /ˌfɔː.liːvd ˈkləʊ.vər/  us /ˌfɔːr.liːvd ˈkloʊ.vɚ/ )
(Definition of four-leaf clover from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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four-leaf clovernoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɔrˌlif ˈkloʊ·vər, foʊr/
a clover ​plant that has four ​leaves, ​instead of the ​usual three, and that some ​peoplethinkbrings good ​luck
(Definition of four-leaf clover from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “four-leaf clover”
in Chinese (Simplified) 四叶苜蓿,四叶草(据信能给发现者带来好运)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 四葉苜蓿,四葉草(據信能給發現者帶來好運)…
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