alsike clover

noun
al·​sike clover | \ ˈal-ˌsak- How to pronounce alsike clover (audio) , -ˌsīk- \

Definition of alsike clover

: a European perennial clover (Trifolium hybridum) much used as a forage plant

First Known Use of alsike clover

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alsike clover

Alsike, Sweden

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“Alsike clover.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alsike%20clover. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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