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bush clover

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noun

any of several plants or shrubs belonging to the genus Lespedeza, of the legume family, having pinnately trifoliate leaves and heads of pink, purple, cream, or white flowers.

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Origin of bush clover

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
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