clover

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zigzag clover Trifolium medium
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Middle English clovere, claver, from Old English clāfre, earlier clǣfre, from Proto-Germanic *klaibrǭ (compare Saterland Frisian Kleeuwer, Dutch klaver, dialectal Low German Kleeber, Kleewer), enlargement of *klaiwaz (compare Plautdietsch Kjlee, German Klee), from Proto-Indo-European *glei- (to stick) (compare Old Church Slavonic [script needed] (glěvŭ, slime), Ancient Greek γλοιός (gloiós, glue, tar)). More at cleave, clay.

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clover (plural clovers)

  1. (botany) A plant of the genus Trifolium with leaves usually divided into three (rarely four) leaflets and with white or red flowers.

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