- any of certain species of potentilla having leaves of five leaflets, as Potentilla canadensis.
- Virginia creeper.
Origin of five-finger
before 1000; Middle English; Old English fīffingre
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- any of various plants having five-petalled flowers or five lobed leaves, such as cinquefoil and Virginia creeper
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