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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An aromatic oil obtained from the buds, stems, or leaves of the clove tree, used in flavoring and perfumery, and as a temporary anesthetic for toothaches.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. essential oil obtained from cloves and used to flavor medicines


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