One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of a number of plants with leaves that are divided into five leaflets or with flowers that have five petals, such as cinquefoil.
- ‘He probably misses my freshly baked meat pies, green fig and five fingers (little gifts to say I'm thinking of you).’
- ‘Jonathan and I shared a funny looking tangy-tasting fruit, which we later found out was called five fingers or star fruit.’
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