Alyce clover

Alyce clover

noun Al·yce clover \ˈa-ləs-\

Definition of ALYCE CLOVER

:  a low spreading legume (Alysicarpus vaginalis) native to tropical Asia that is planted in the southern United States as a cover crop and for hay and forage


probably by folk etymology from New Latin Alysicarpus, genus name, from Greek halysis chain + karpos fruit
First Known Use: 1941


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