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 U.S. as a cover crop and for hay and forage

Origin and Etymology of alyce clover

probably by folk etymology from New Latin Alysicarpus, genus name, from Greek halysis chain + karpos fruit


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Alyce clover? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

spoken rather than written

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!