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 Dictionary entry overview: What does clover mean? 

CLOVER (noun)
  The noun CLOVER has 1 sense:

1. a plant of the genus Trifolium

  Familiarity information: CLOVER used as a noun is very rare.

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CLOVER (noun)

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A plant of the genus Trifolium

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Nouns denoting plants


clover; trefoil

Hypernyms ("clover" is a kind of...):

herb; herbaceous plant (a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "clover"):

alpine clover; Trifolium alpinum (European mountain clover with fragrant usually pink flowers)

hop clover; lesser yellow trefoil; shamrock; Trifolium dubium (clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowers; often considered the true or original shamrock)

crimson clover; Italian clover; Trifolium incarnatum (southern European annual with spiky heads of crimson flower; extensively cultivated in United States for forage)

purple clover; red clover; Trifolium pratense (erect to decumbent short-lived perennial having red-purple to pink flowers; the most commonly grown forage clover)

buffalo clover; Trifolium reflexum; Trifolium stoloniferum (clover of western United States)

dutch clover; shamrock; Trifolium repens; white clover (creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage)

Holonyms ("clover" is a member of...):

genus Trifolium; Trifolium (any leguminous plant having leaves divided into three leaflets)

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