alsike clover

noun
al·sike clover | \ˈal-ˌsak-, -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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al segno

Alsek

alsifilm

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Alsinaceae

alsinaceous

Alsine

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