Dutch clover
noun Date: 1765 white clover

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dutch clover — Dutch Dutch, a. [D. duitsch German; or G. deutsch, orig., popular, national, OD. dietsc, MHG. diutsch, tiutsch, OHG. diutisk, fr. diot, diota, a people, a nation; akin to AS. pe[ o]d, OS. thiod, thioda, Goth. piuda; cf. Lith. tauta land, OIr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dutch clover — noun creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage • Syn: ↑white clover, ↑shamrock, ↑Trifolium repens • Hypernyms: ↑clover, ↑trefoil * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dutch clover — baltasis dobilas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Trifolium repens), paplitęs Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Trifolium repens angl. Dutch clover; ladino clover; white clover; white… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Dutch clover — Dutch′ clo′ver n. pln white clover • Etymology: 1790–1800 …   From formal English to slang

  • Dutch clover. — See white clover. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • Dutch clover — noun Common English name for Trifolium repens, an important fodder plant also called white clover …   Wiktionary

  • Dutch clover — /dʌtʃ ˈkloʊvə/ (say duch klohvuh) noun the common white clover …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dutch clover. — See white clover. [1790 1800] …   Useful english dictionary

  • white Dutch clover — baltasis dobilas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Trifolium repens), paplitęs Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Trifolium repens angl. Dutch clover; ladino clover; white clover; white… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • white dutch clover — noun also white dutch Usage: usually capitalized D : a Eurasian clover (Trifolium repens) that has long stalked leaves and round heads of white or pink tinged flowers and is a common ingredient of lawn and pasture grass seed mixtures and an… …   Useful english dictionary

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