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The shamrock is a symbol of Ireland because it grows there. It is a symbol of the Holy Trinity because St. Patrick used its three-part leaf to illustrate this doctrine to his congregation.

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Where did the word 'shamrock' originate?

The English word shamrock dreived in the 1570s from the Irish word seamrog, a diminutive form of seamar, meaning clover.

How many US towns have the name shamrock in it?

Shamrock, Wisconsin Shamrock, West Virginia Shamrock, Virginia Shamrock, Texas Shamrock, Pennsylvania Shamrock, Oklahoma Shamrock, New York Shamrock, Colorado Shamrock, Florida Shamrock, Georgia Shamrock, Illinois Shamrock, Louisiana Shamrock, Missouri

Origin of word shamrock?

From Irish 'seamróg' meaning 'little clover'.

What is drowning the shamrock?

My guess would be it's a insider-phrase of getting drunk, or "wetting the pipes."The meaning of "drowning the shamrock" is from years past in Ireland.The Shamrock was worn to show unity and to show the Trinity. As the men worn their shamrock on their left breast of their chest they would celebrate St. Patrick's day most times in the local pub.Now here is where drowning the shamrock gets it's meaning. The very last drink of the night the guys would place their shamrock into the drink that they would have and since it was in the drink it was called; drowning the shamrock.I had heard this from my Grandmother when I was younger.

What did patrich say the three leaf shamrock symbolized?

The three leaf shamrock resembles the holy trinity. The Father, The Son, and the Holy Spirit all meaning one with God.

How do you spell shamrock?


What is the shamrock named after?

frank shamrock

Where is the Shamrock Public Library in Shamrock located?

The address of the Shamrock Public Library is: 712 N Main St, Shamrock, 79079 2038

Why did the Irish begin to wear shamrocks?

It is their (Christian) belief that Saint Patrick, in the fifth century, used the shamrock to "explain" the concept of 3 divine persons existing as one being (father,son, and spirit = god). Three leaves on the shamrock but one plant. The word "shamrock" comes from the Gaelic "seamrog" = seamar (pronounced shammar) meaning "clover",' and "og" , meaning young. Baby clover.

What symbol adorns Indys lucky charm in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade?

Shamrock Shamrock Shamrock

What are the release dates for 'Shamrock' - 1899?

'Shamrock' - 1899 was released on: USA: October 1899

How many US towns are named Shamrock?

According to Wikipedia, there are 2: Shamrock, Texas Shamrock, Oklahoma There are also 2 similarly named cities: Shamrock Lakes, Indiana Mount Gay-Shamrock, West Virginia

Where is a shamrock located?

Shamrock is a plant native to Ireland

Is a 4 leaf clover real?

It's real if you really look for it. You will find it after you comb through about 10.000 of shamrock. The sooner you discover it, the sooner you will be "lucky".

What is the word 'Shamrock' in Japanese?

シャムロック Shamurokku

Which country has the shamrock as one of its symbols?

The Shamrock is a symbol of Ireland.

How many times can you spell shamrock in a shamrock path?


When was Shamrock Hotel created?

Shamrock Hotel was created in 1949.

How tall is Billey Shamrock?

Billey Shamrock is 186 cm.

How tall is Frank Shamrock?

Frank Shamrock is 5' 10".

When was Shamrock Diaries created?

Shamrock Diaries was created in 1985.

Is a shamrock a noun?

Yes, shamrock is a noun, a word for a thing. The word shamrock is a singular, common, compound, concrete noun.

What is the phone number of the Shamrock Public Library in Shamrock?

The phone number of the Shamrock Public Library is: 806-256-3921.

Where did the shamrock come from?

The shamrock comes from the Irish custom and is known as Ireland's national symbol. The Irish used the shamrock as a folklore of luck.

Shamrock is a symbol of what mystery?

The shamrock is a symbol of the mystery of the trinity. Saint Patrick used the shamrock to explain the trinity to the Irish people.