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

First Known Use of Alyce clover

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alyce clover

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Alyce clover

Share Alyce clover

Dictionary Entries near Alyce clover

alway

always

always-on

Alyce clover

Alypia

alypin

alyssum

Statistics for Alyce clover

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Alyce clover

The first known use of Alyce clover was in 1941

See more words from the same year

Comments on Alyce clover

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a private place of worship

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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