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clover

/clo·ver/ (klo´ver) a leguminous plant with trifoliate leaves, sometimes specifically a member of the genera Trifolium or Melilotus.
red clover  the leguminous plant Trifolium pratense or a preparation of its flower heads, which is used for coughs and respiratory symptoms and for chronic skin conditions; also used in traditional Chinese medicine.

clover

members of plant family Fabaceae; essential legume component of improved and irrigated pastures, and highly adapted to haymaking. Some annuals, e.g. sweet clover, are used as forage crops. They provide a large bulk of fiber and energy and a high content of protein and calcium. They play a part in preventing hypomagnesemia in cattle on pasture. Common varieties, including species and cultivars, are: Trifolium hybridum (alsike), T. repens (ladino), T. pratense (red), T. fragiferum (strawberry), T. subterraneum (subterranean), Melilotus alba (sweet), T. repens (white).

clover disease
clover poisoning
clovers can cause poisoning in a number of ways. They are important in their contribution to the occurrence of ruminal tympany, of urolithiasis, and chronic copper poisoning. Individual poisonous plant species are sweet clover which contains dicoumarol, alsike clover which is reputed to be hepatoxic, and white clover, ladino, red and particularly subterranean clovers which contain estrogenic substances.
clover stone
see clover uroliths.
clover tree
goodialotifolia.
References in classic literature ?
This movement on the part of the Clover Leaf members requires a word of elucidation.
Levin got on his horse and rode towards the field where was last year's clover, and the one which was ploughed ready for the spring corn.
The crop of clover coming up in the stubble was magnificent.
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I thought it was just two clovers stuck together - but I was amazed to find it was one.
Clovers with more than the usual three leaves are genetic mutations of the regular plant.
The R40 million centre allows guests to experience Clovers milk and beverage bottling and packaging facility via educational tours to groups of between 20 and 40 persons, twice a day, four days a week.
I don't want 12 little Clovers following me," she said.
Clover Charms is a stunning F2P puzzle match game, where players connect lines of cute clovers to progress through the levels.
Forage legumes, in particular clovers, are key to the development of sustainable livestock farming as they reduce the need for nitrogen fertiliser.
THE lucky discovery of fourleaf and even five-leaf clovers in the sub-arctic could prove valuable to future plant breeding research.
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