Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as clove, 1.
- n. One of the popular names of Dianthus Caryophyllus, given especially to the clove-scented, double-flowered, whole-colored varieties.
“Gelopere I cannot find, and can only suggest that its _p_ may be for _f_, and that “cloves of gelofer,” the clove-gillyflower, may have been the basis of it.”
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