Definition of Italian clover

1. Noun. Southern European annual with spiky heads of crimson flower; extensively cultivated in United States for forage.

Exact synonyms: Crimson Clover, Trifolium Incarnatum
Generic synonyms: Clover, Trefoil



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Italian Clover

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Italia
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Italian-speaking
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Italian Renaissance
Italian Republic
Italian Sign Language
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Italian augmented sixth chords
Italian bee
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Italian capital
Italian clover (current term)
Italian cypress
Italian dressing
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Italian greyhound
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Italian ice
Italian lira
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Italian millet
Italian monetary unit
Italian operation
Italian parsley
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Literary usage of Italian clover

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Henderson's Hand-book of the Grasses of Great Britain and America: Their by John Henderson (1875)
"CHAPTER X. EGYPTIAN TREFOIL (Trifolium Alexandrinum) 101 Remarks—Of a more recent introduction into England than Italian clover; the habits of both ..."

2. Old Time Gardens, Newly Set Forth by Alice Morse Earle (1902)
"us within a few years, by the introduction of the vivid red of Italian clover. It is eagerly welcomed to our fields, so scant of scarlet. ..."

3. Old-time Gardens, Newly Set Forth: A Book of the Sweet O' the Year by Alice Morse Earle (1901)
"1 doubt if Italian clover then became widely known ; but our modern farmers now think well of it, and the flower lover revels in it. ..."

4. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1866)
"... Pimpernell grass, Franz Ray- grass, Black Nonesuch or yellow clover, yellow suckling clover, white clover, scarlet crimson or Italian clover, sainfoin, ..."

5. Henderson's Hand-book of the Grasses of Great Britain and America: Their by John Henderson (1875)
"CHAPTER X. EGYPTIAN TREFOIL (Trifolium Alexandrinum) 101 Remarks—Of a more recent introduction into England than Italian clover; the habits of both ..."

6. Old Time Gardens, Newly Set Forth by Alice Morse Earle (1902)
"us within a few years, by the introduction of the vivid red of Italian clover. It is eagerly welcomed to our fields, so scant of scarlet. ..."

7. Old-time Gardens, Newly Set Forth: A Book of the Sweet O' the Year by Alice Morse Earle (1901)
"1 doubt if Italian clover then became widely known ; but our modern farmers now think well of it, and the flower lover revels in it. ..."

8. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1866)
"... Pimpernell grass, Franz Ray- grass, Black Nonesuch or yellow clover, yellow suckling clover, white clover, scarlet crimson or Italian clover, sainfoin, ..."

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