white clover

white clover
noun Date: before 12th century a Eurasian clover (Trifolium repens) with round heads of white flowers that is widely used in lawn and pasture grass-seed mixtures and is an important source of nectar for bees — called also white Dutch clover

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • White clover — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white clover — n. a creeping species of clover (Trifolium repens) with white flower clusters, common in lawns …   English World dictionary

  • White clover — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = White Clover status = secure image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae subfamilia = Faboideae genus = Trifolium species = T. repens… …   Wikipedia

  • white 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 clover — baltasis dobilas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Ilgesnio amžiaus negu raudonieji ar rausvieji dobilai. Dauginasi ne tik sėklomis, bet ir vegetatyviškai – besidriekiančiais stiebais. Šienaujamuose plotuose išsilaiko 3–5 metus, o… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • white clover — white′ clo′ver n. pln a clover, Trifolium repens, having white flowers, common in pastures and meadows • Etymology: bef. 1100 …   From formal English to slang

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

  • white clover — a clover, Trifolium repens, having white flowers, common in pastures and meadows. See illus. under clover. [bef. 1100; ME; OE] * * * …   Universalium

  • white clover — noun a species of clover, Trifolium repens, native to much of Europe, North Africa and parts of Asia and introduced elsewhere as a pasture crop. Syn: Dutch clover …   Wiktionary

  • White clover — ? Клевер Клевер ползучий Научная классификация Царство: Растения Отдел …   Википедия

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