[ al-sahyk, -sik, awl- ]
/ ˈæl saɪk, -sɪk, ˈɔl- /
a European clover, Trifolium hybridum, having pink flowers, grown in the U.S. for forage.
Origin of alsike clover
First recorded in 1850–55; after Alsike, near Uppsala, Sweden
Also called al·sike.
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