alpine clover


Definition of alpine clover

: a European mountain clover (Trifolium alpinum) with heads of pink flowers

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First Known Use of alpine clover

1789, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine clover.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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