clote

noun
\ ˈklōt \
plural -s

Definition of clote 

dialectal, England

: any of several plants related to the burdocks (as the cleavers, the butterbur, the coltsfoot, and the spatterdock)

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History and Etymology for clote

Middle English, from Old English clāte burr, burdock; akin to Latin glut-, glus glue, Lithuanian gliẽti to grease

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