a clover, Trifolium repens, having white flowers, common in pastures and meadows.
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Origin of white clover
before 1100; Middle English; Old English
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Examples from the Web for white clover
Red or white-clover I have not seen; but I have heard there are some small patches of the latter in the prairies.
Those favorable seasons are frequently spoken of as being "white-clover years."Clovers and How to Grow Them|Thomas Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for white clover
a Eurasian clover plant, Trifolium repens, with rounded white flower heads: cultivated as a forage plant
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