from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A common European clover (Trifolium repens) widely naturalized in North America, having rounded white flower heads. Also called Dutch clover.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a species of clover, Trifolium repens, native to much of Europe, North Africa and parts of Asia and introduced elsewhere as a pasture crop.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a species of small perennial clover bearing white flowers. It furnishes excellent food for cattle and horses, as well as for the honeybee. See also under Clover.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage
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After planting out the veggie garden and trees, almost the entire area was later covered with a cover crop of lucurne, red and white clover and then coated with a thick layer of salvaged local straw.