Clover worm
Clover Clo"ver (kl[=o]"v[~e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl["o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus {Trifolium}; as the common red clover, {Trifolium pratense}, the white, {Trifolium repens}, and the hare's foot, {Trifolium arvense}. [1913 Webster]

{Clover weevil} (Zo["o]l.) a small weevil ({Apion apricans}), that destroys the seeds of clover.

{Clover worm} (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a small moth ({Asopia costalis}), often very destructive to clover hay.

{In clover}, in very pleasant circumstances; fortunate. [Colloq.]

{Sweet clover}. See {Meliot}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Clover — Clo ver (kl[=o] v[ e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl[ o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus {Trifolium}; as the common red clover, {Trifolium pratense}, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clover weevil — Clover Clo ver (kl[=o] v[ e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl[ o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus {Trifolium}; as the common red clover, {Trifolium pratense},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clover hay worm — noun : the larva of a small moth (Hypsopygia costalis) of the family Pyralididae that is often destructive to clover hay …   Useful english dictionary

  • In clover — Clover Clo ver (kl[=o] v[ e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl[ o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus {Trifolium}; as the common red clover, {Trifolium pratense},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sweet clover — Clover Clo ver (kl[=o] v[ e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl[ o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus {Trifolium}; as the common red clover, {Trifolium pratense},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apion apricans — Clover Clo ver (kl[=o] v[ e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl[ o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus {Trifolium}; as the common red clover, {Trifolium pratense},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asopia costalis — Clover Clo ver (kl[=o] v[ e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl[ o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus {Trifolium}; as the common red clover, {Trifolium pratense},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trifolium arvense — Clover Clo ver (kl[=o] v[ e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl[ o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus {Trifolium}; as the common red clover, {Trifolium pratense},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trifolium pratense — Clover Clo ver (kl[=o] v[ e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl[ o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus {Trifolium}; as the common red clover, {Trifolium pratense},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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