- a clover, Trifolium pratense, having red flowers, grown for forage: the state flower of Vermont.
Origin of red clover
Examples from the Web for red clover
Historical Examples of red clover
Red-clover hay is too dusty for horses, and too wasteful for cattle.
Red-clover makes fair hay, though inferior to timothy or red-top.
My little essay in red-clover, the last year, has had the most encouraging success.
Buffalo-clover resembles white-clover, but does not run on the 293 ground; the leaf as large as red-clover.
- a leguminous plant, Trifolium pratense, native to Europe and Asia, frequently planted as a forage crop. It has fragrant red flowers and three-lobed compound leaves