Definition of Pin clover

1. Noun. European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pin Clover

pin-tailed duck
pin-tailed grouse
pin-tailed sandgrouse
pin amalgam
pin and ligature cutter
pin back
pin bone
pin cherry
pin clover (current term)
pin curl
pin down
pin implant
pin money
pin oak
pin table
pin the tail on the donkey
pin up
pin wrench
pina cloth
pina colada

Literary usage of Pin clover

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

1. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Other English names: pin clover, Pin Grass, Pin Weed, Stork's- bill, Heron's-hill. Introduced. Annual or biennial. Propagates by seeds. ..."

2. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"... is, like the names pin clover or Pin Grass, indifferently applied to either this species or the next. 4. ..."

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