yellow sweet clover

noun

Definition of yellow sweet clover

1 : a biennial yellow-flowered Eurasian sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis) that has aromatic leaves sometimes used as a carminative or flavoring agent, is widely cultivated especially as a green manure and cover crop, and is naturalized in many parts of the world

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“Yellow sweet clover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellow%20sweet%20clover. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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