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 for ((Medicago lupulina
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shamrock \Sham"rock\, n. [L. seamrog, seamar, trefoil, white
     clover, white honeysuckle; akin to Gael. seamrag.] (Bot.)
     A trifoliate plant used as a national emblem by the Irish.
     The legend is that St. Patrick once plucked a leaf of it for
     use in illustrating the doctrine of the trinity.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The original plant was probably a kind of wood sorrel
           ({Oxalis Acetocella); but now the name is given to the
           white clover ({Trifolium repens), and the black medic
           ({Medicago lupulina).
           [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nonesuch \None"such`\, n.
     A person or thing of a sort that there is no other such;
     something extraordinary; a thing that has not its equal. It
     is given as a name to various objects, as to a choice variety
     of apple, a species of medic ({Medicago lupulina), a variety
     of pottery clay, etc.
     [1913 Webster] Nonet

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Medic \Med"ic\, n. [L. medica, Gr. ? (sc. ?) a kind of clover
     introduced from Media, from ? Median.] (Bot.)
     A leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic
     is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is
     Medicago sativa.
     [1913 Webster]

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