noun clo·ver \ˈklō-vər\

: a small plant that has usually three leaves on each stem and that usually has round flowers that are white, red, or purple

Full Definition of CLOVER

:  any of a genus (Trifolium) of low leguminous herbs having trifoliolate leaves and flowers in dense heads and including many that are valuable for forage and attractive to bees
:  any of various related plants (as of the genera Melilotus, Lespedeza, or Medicago) of the legume family
in clover also in the clover
:  in prosperity or in pleasant circumstances

Origin of CLOVER

Middle English, from Old English clāfre; akin to Old High German klēo clover
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with CLOVER

CLOVER Defined for Kids


noun clo·ver \ˈklō-vər\

Definition of CLOVER for Kids

:  a small plant that has leaves with three leaflets and usually roundish red, white, yellow, or purple flower heads and is sometimes grown for hay or pasture
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