fīf-lēaf, f.n: cinquefoil (‘five-leaf’). (FEEF-LAY-ahf / ˈfiːf-ˌleːaf)

Medieval manuscript illustration of creeping cinquefoil, a plant with yellow flowers and leaves that split into five segments; a small snake is coiled beside it.
Tractatus de herbis; Italy (Salerno), c.1280-c.1310; British Library, Egerton 747, f. 78v. [bl.uk]

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