white clover

a clover, Trifolium repens, having white flowers, common in pastures and meadows. See illus. under clover.
[bef. 1100; ME; OE]

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  • White clover — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white clover — n. a creeping species of clover (Trifolium repens) with white flower clusters, common in lawns …   English World dictionary

  • White clover — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = White Clover status = secure image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae subfamilia = Faboideae genus = Trifolium species = T. repens… …   Wikipedia

  • white clover — baltasis dobilas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos pašarinis augalas (Trifolium repens), paplitęs Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Trifolium repens angl. Dutch clover; ladino clover; white clover; white… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • white clover — baltasis dobilas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Ilgesnio amžiaus negu raudonieji ar rausvieji dobilai. Dauginasi ne tik sėklomis, bet ir vegetatyviškai – besidriekiančiais stiebais. Šienaujamuose plotuose išsilaiko 3–5 metus, o… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • white clover — white′ clo′ver n. pln a clover, Trifolium repens, having white flowers, common in pastures and meadows • Etymology: bef. 1100 …   From formal English to slang

  • white clover — noun Date: before 12th century a Eurasian clover (Trifolium repens) with round heads of white flowers that is widely used in lawn and pasture grass seed mixtures and is an important source of nectar for bees called also white Dutch clover …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • white clover — noun creeping European clover having white to pink flowers and bright green leaves; naturalized in United States; widely grown for forage • Syn: ↑dutch clover, ↑shamrock, ↑Trifolium repens • Hypernyms: ↑clover, ↑trefoil …   Useful english dictionary

  • white clover — noun a species of clover, Trifolium repens, native to much of Europe, North Africa and parts of Asia and introduced elsewhere as a pasture crop. Syn: Dutch clover …   Wiktionary

  • White clover — ? Клевер Клевер ползучий Научная классификация Царство: Растения Отдел …   Википедия

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