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Meaning of clove

clove

Pronunciation: (klōv), [key]
— n.
  1. the dried flower bud of a tropical tree, Syzygium aromaticum, of the myrtle family, used whole or ground as a spice.
  2. the tree itself.

clove

Pronunciation: (klōv), [key]
— n. Bot.
  1. one of the small bulbs formed in the axils of the scales of a mother bulb, as in garlic.

clove

Pronunciation: (klōv), [key]
— v.
  1. a pt. of.

clove

Pronunciation: (klōv), [key]
— n.
  1. a British unit of weight for wool, cheese, etc., usually equivalent to 8 pounds (3.6 kilograms).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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