melilot

noun mel·i·lot \ ˈme-lə-ˌlät \

Definition of melilot

: sweet clover; especially : a yellow-flowered sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis)

Origin and Etymology of melilot

Middle English mellilot, from Old French melilot, from Latin melilotos, from Greek melilōtos, from meli honey + lōtos clover, lotus — more at mellifluous


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