how to pronounce shamrock


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the above transcription of shamrock is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

shamrock is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of shamrock in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… infamous flying shamrock spitfires …”

meanings of shamrock


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

shamrock frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shamrock occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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