red clover


noun

a clover, Trifolium pratense, having red flowers, grown for forage: the state flower of Vermont.

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Origin of red clover

before 900; Old English (not recorded in ME)
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British Dictionary definitions for red clover

red clover

noun

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
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