samrok (c.1300)

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samrok (c.1300)


[FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  shamrock n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The present citation predates any currently attested use of the word.


1bot.clover, shamrock, Trifolium pratense
( MS: c.1300 )  Pur fere poysoun: Pernez bugyl, senekyl, [...], pulleol montayne, plantayne, clavyr .i. samrok vel trifolium portans florem rubeum, non autem trifolium portans florem album  241
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