a plant, Alysicarpus vaginalis, of the legume family, native to central Asia and grown in warm regions as forage.
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Origin of Alyce clover
1940–45; probably by folk etymology from New Latin Alysicarpus the genus name, equivalent to Greek (h)alysi- (combining form of hálysis chain) + Greek -karpos -carpous
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