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Definition of the noun shamrock

What does shamrock mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: shamrocks

  1. creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage
  2. Eurasian plant with heart-shaped trifoliate leaves and white purple-veined flowers
  3. clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowers; often considered the true or original shamrock

Alternative definition of the noun shamrock


  1. The trefoil leaf of any small clover, especially Trifolium repens, or such a leaf from a clover-like plant.
  2. Any of several small plants, forms of clover, with trefoil leaves, especially Trifolium repens.


  1. Shamrock is a city in Wheeler County, Texas, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,029. The city is located in the eastern portion of the Texas Panhandle centered along the crossroads of Interstate 40 and U.S. Route 83. It is 110 miles east of Amarillo, 188 miles west of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and 291 miles northwest of Dallas.
  2. Shamrock is an unincorporated community in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 101 at the 2010 census, a loss of 19.2 percent from 125 at the 2000 census. It was named for Shamrock, Illinois, the hometown of local store owner, James M. Thomas.
  3. Shamrock a.k.a. Shamrock, Colorado: Shamrock is a populated place in Adams County, Colorado, United States.
  4. Shamrock a.k.a. Shamrock, Wisconsin: Shamrock is an unincorporated community located in the town of Manchester, Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States. Shamrock is located along Wisconsin Highway 27 8.5 miles south-southeast of Black River Falls.

There are other places with in their name, like Shamrock Lakes and Shamrock Township.

Phrases with Shamrock

Phrases starting with the word Shamrock:

  1. shamrock pea
  2. shamrock-pea

Phrases ending with the word Shamrock:

  1. water shamrock
  2. Wet the Shamrock

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Shamrock

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Google previewThe Impact of Outsourcing on Employees: A Guide to Organisations. (2012)

by Jay Charara

A Shamrock is a clover-like plant with 3 leaves to each stem. The first leaf represents the core.

Google previewRoses Love Garlic (2012)

Companion Planting and Other Secrets of Flowers by Louise Riotte

The shamrock is the national flower of Ireland and appears with the thistle of Scotland and the rose of England on the British coat of arms. Trefoil (Oxalis acetosella), sometimes called shamrock, is a delicate little wild plant that grows in shady ...

Google previewYour Altar (2007)

Creating a Sacred Space for Prayer and Meditation by Sandra Kynes

The shamrock is a symbol of Ireland and of its lush green beauty—growth and manifestation. To be “in clover” is to have an easy time. The three-leaf clover or shamrock is the symbol of the Girl Scouts and Girl Guides—growth into wisdom.

Google previewGod bless my Rudeboy (2012)

Freestyling by Kristopher Smith

Shamrock is a young small time dope boy from the projects of Atlanta.

Google previewCultures of the World: France, Spain, & the U.K.

The shamrock is a sign of good luck. (___) Many Irish legends are about fairies. Fairies are tiny people who can't be seen by most humans. One type of Irish fairy is the leprechaun (Iep' ra k6n').

Google previewEssays from the Batchelor, in Prose and Verse (1773)

The SHAMRocK is a green herb, which groweth and flourisheth among the grass, in our pleasure-gardens and in the open fields on St. Patrick's birthday, which commonly happeneth on the i7th day' of M'arch, and is worn by most people ...

Google previewCoins of Gold (2010)

by Barbara Raue'

The shamrock is a symbol of Ireland, with its threeleafed old white clover. The bark of various Australian species, known as wattles, is very rich in tannin and is an important article of export. The maple leaf is the national symbol of Canada.

Google previewUncaged (2012)

My Life as a Champion MMA Fighter by Frank Shamrock, Charles Fleming, Mickey Rourke

Baroni said, “Frank Shamrock is a punk.

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities for Children 3 to 6 (2006)

Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner, Maureen Murphy, Charlie Clark

ART newspaper tagboard shamrock shapes about 10" wide shallow containers glue paintbrushes tissue squares in dark green, light green, yellow, and blue scissors • March 1 7th is St. Patrick's Day. 1 . Ahead of time spread newspaper on the ...

Google previewThe Celtic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Harry Mountain

NAME Shamrock VARIATIONS Shamrook / Shamrog TYPE herb TIME PERIOD veneral equinox USE clover - medicinal / salads / honeybee food wood sorrel - slightly edible / oxalic acid SEE ALSO Olwen REMARKS The shamrock is a ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Automobiles (2009)

by Giles Chapman

But the Shamrock is a rare exception, built with the ambition of captivating US customers. Possibly inspired by the American success of the Nash Metropolitan, Californian businessman Wilbur Curtis decided to up the style stakes by selling a ...

Google previewThe Route 66 Encyclopedia (2012)

by Jim Hinckley

Shamrock,TexaS. Aptly, this town derives its name from the application for a post office submitted by George Nickel, an Irish immigrant, in 1890. Interestingly, the post office never opened, however, since Nickel's home/post office burned that ...

Google previewThe Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge (1897)

by John Clark Ridpath

| Shawnee, Catawba, 150 | Shamrock, Calhoun, Ark. 50 | Shawnee, Perry, O... Shamrock, Callaway, Mo. --- 50 | Shawnee, Monroe , Pa.

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Quotes about Shamrock

Green are the valleys
green are the fields
green are the forests and long rolling hills
green like the shamrock and eyes with a smile
green as old Ireland
The emerald isle. (Charles M. Moore)
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Scrabble value of S1H4A1M3R1O1C3K5

The value of this 8-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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