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.
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Origin and Etymology of 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
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