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|Nationality||Siksika (adopted) Kainai/Blood (born) Blackfoot Confederacy|
|Known for||Chief of the Siksika First Nation, warrior, peacemaker|
crowfoot,name for plants with the leaf or some other part resembling the foot of a crow, particularly the buttercupbuttercup
common name for the Ranunculaceae, a family of chiefly annual or perennial herbs of cool regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Thought to be one of the most primitive families of dicotyledenous plants, the Ranunculaceae typically have a simple
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1. Colloquial term for stylolite.
2. A V-shaped marking on an architectural or engineering drawing, the apex of which indicates a reference point or the limit of a dimension.
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