Definition of Melilot

1. Noun. Erect annual or biennial plant grown extensively especially for hay and soil improvement.




Definition of Melilot

1. n. Any species of Melilotus, a genus of leguminous herbs having a vanillalike odor; sweet clover; hart's clover. The blue melilot (Melilotus cærulea) is used in Switzerland to give color and flavor to sapsago cheese.

Definition of Melilot

1. Noun. A fragrant plant of the genus ''Melilotus'', often having small yellow or white flowers. ¹

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Definition of Melilot

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Melilot

1. Any species of Melilotus, a genus of leguminous herbs having a vanillalike odour; sweet clover; hart's clover. The blue melilot (Melilotus caerulea) is used in Switzerland to give colour and flavor to sapsago cheese. Origin: F. Melilot, L. Melilotus, fr. Gr, a kind of clover containing honey; meli honey + lotus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melilot

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melibiose permease
melibioses
melic
melicera
melicerous
melicitose
melicotoon
melicotoons
melics
melik
meliks
melilite
melilites
melilot (current term)
melilotic
melilotic acid
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melinite
melinites
melioidosis
melioidotic
meliorate
meliorated
meliorater
meliorates
meliorating

Literary usage of Melilot

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Shrubby melilot, with a white Flower. 3. ME LI LOTUS major odorat a •violácea, i\tor. ... Trailing melilot of M'ff.na, with rough oblong Leaves, ..."

2. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1891)
"The same principle in vernal grass, melilot, and other plants.—Gives fragrance to hay. AMONG the appliances of common life by which the comfort of man in a ..."

3. Familiar Wild Flowers by Frederick Edward Hulme (1902)
"Habitat: dry gravelly or sandy heaths. Flowering from July to November. Duration, perennial. :•:.-. - /;- p. 93. WHITE melilot ..."

4. The Farmer's Calendar: Containing the Business Necessary to be Performed on by Arthur Young (1804)
"... have thus laid down many scores of acres. At these prices I have found them cheaper than when raised in drills with great attention. SIBERIAN melilot. ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by ed Andrew Findlater, John Merry Ross (1868)
"... or melilot. common in some parts of Europe, has become naturalised in many places in Britain. ..."

6. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1806)
"(503, o) melilot, mèl'lè-lut. s. (166) A" plant ; a salve made from it. Го MELIORATE, mé'ié-ô-ritc. va (534). To better, to i an prove. ..."

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