red clover
noun Date: before 12th century a European clover (Trifolium pratense) that has globose heads of reddish-purple flowers, is widely cultivated as a hay, forage, and cover crop, and is naturalized in the United States

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • red clover — noun erect to decumbent short lived perennial having red purple to pink flowers; the most commonly grown forage clover • Syn: ↑purple clover, ↑Trifolium pratense • Hypernyms: ↑clover, ↑trefoil * * * noun : a Eurasian clover ( …   Useful english dictionary

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  • red clover — red′ clo′ver n. pln a clover, Trifolium pratense, that has red flowers and is grown for forage • Etymology: bef. 900; OE, ME …   From formal English to slang

  • red clover — /rɛd ˈkloʊvə/ (say red klohvuh) noun the common clover, Trifolium pratense, a leguminous plant with red flowers, widely cultivated as a forage plant …   Australian English dictionary

  • red clover — a clover, Trifolium pratense, having red flowers, grown for forage: the state flower of Vermont. [bef. 900; OE (not recorded in ME)] * * * …   Universalium

  • red clover — noun a clover, Trifolium pratense, with red flowers, found in Europe, Asia and North America …   Wiktionary

  • red clover — Trifolium pratense. A plant with flowers that has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It is being studied in the relief of menopausal symptoms and may have anticancer effects. Also called purple clover, wild clover, and… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • red clover — 1. Trifolium pratense. 2. a preparation of the flower heads of T. pratense, used internally for coughs and respiratory symptoms, and externally for chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema; it is also used in traditional Chinese… …   Medical dictionary

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