Definition of Trifolium pratense

1. Noun. Erect to decumbent short-lived perennial having red-purple to pink flowers; the most commonly grown forage clover.

Exact synonyms: Purple Clover, Red Clover
Generic synonyms: Clover, Trefoil



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trifolium Pratense

Tridentine
Tridentines
Trier
Trieste
Triestino
Triestinos
Trifluvian
Trifluvians
Trifluvien
Trifluvienne
Trifluviennes
Trifluviens
Trifolium alpinum
Trifolium dubium
Trifolium incarnatum
Trifolium pratense
Trifolium reflexum
Trifolium repens
Trifolium stoloniferum
Triga
Trigla lucerna
Triglidae
Triglinae
Triglochin
Triglochin maritima
Trigonella
Trigonella foenumgraecum
Trigonella ornithopodioides
Trikala
Trikonasana

Literary usage of Trifolium pratense

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1. Practical Physiology of Plants by Francis Darwin, Edward Hamilton Acton (1909)
"(4) Compare the diastatic power of the leaves of Pisum sativum and Trifolium pratense. Experiments on Invertase and ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"The common name for trifolium pratense, L.— Prior, p. 49. Clover, Plaister. Melilotus officinalis, L., Ger. (Plaister-Claver). ..."

3. Henderson's Hand-book of the Grasses of Great Britain and America: Their by John Henderson (1875)
"... trifolium pratense, is cultivated on a variety of soils, and is sown at different periods or intervals between February and May, either alone or with ..."

4. An Economical History of the Hebrides and Highlands of Scotland by John Walker (1808)
"trifolium pratense, Linn. Red Dover. Clover, no doubt, will grow luxuriantly in many parts of the Highlands. A rainy climate is friendly to its ..."

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