berseem


ber·seem

noun \(ˌ)bər-ˈsēm\

Definition of BERSEEM

:  a succulent annual clover (Trifolium alexandrinum) cultivated as a forage plant and green-manure crop especially in the alkaline soils of the Nile valley and in the southwestern United States —called also Egyptian clover

Origin of BERSEEM

Arabic barsīm, from Coptic bersīm
First Known Use: circa 1902

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