lappa clover

noun

Definition of lappa clover 

: a Eurasian clover (Trifolium lappaceum) with lavender-rose colored flowers that is grown as a forage and hay crop in some parts of the U.S.

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for lappa clover

lappa probably modification of New Latin lappaceum (specific epithet of Trifolium lappaceum), from Latin, neuter of lappaceus burrlike, from lappa burr + -aceus -aceous

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about lappa clover

Share lappa clover

Dictionary Entries near lappa clover

La Porte

Laportea

Lapp

lappa clover

lappage

lapped seam

lappet

Statistics for lappa clover

Look-up Popularity

Comments on lappa clover

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

WORD OF THE DAY

exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

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!