clove tree


clove tree
s.
árbol del clavo.

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  • clove tree — noun moderate sized very symmetrical red flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves • Syn: ↑clove, ↑Syzygium aromaticum, ↑Eugenia aromaticum, ↑Eugenia caryophyllatum • Hypernyms: ↑spice tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • clove tree —       tropical tree, a species of the genus Eugenia (q.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • Clove — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Phylum: Angiosperms …   Wikipedia

  • Clove — Clove, n. [OE. clow, fr. F. clou nail, clou de girofle a clove, lit. nail of clove, fr. L. clavus nail, perh. akin to clavis key, E. clavicle. The clove was so called from its resemblance to a nail. So in D. kruidnagel clove, lit. herb nail or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clove camphor — Clove Clove, n. [OE. clow, fr. F. clou nail, clou de girofle a clove, lit. nail of clove, fr. L. clavus nail, perh. akin to clavis key, E. clavicle. The clove was so called from its resemblance to a nail. So in D. kruidnagel clove, lit. herb nail …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clove gillyflower — Clove Clove, n. [OE. clow, fr. F. clou nail, clou de girofle a clove, lit. nail of clove, fr. L. clavus nail, perh. akin to clavis key, E. clavicle. The clove was so called from its resemblance to a nail. So in D. kruidnagel clove, lit. herb nail …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clove pink — Clove Clove, n. [OE. clow, fr. F. clou nail, clou de girofle a clove, lit. nail of clove, fr. L. clavus nail, perh. akin to clavis key, E. clavicle. The clove was so called from its resemblance to a nail. So in D. kruidnagel clove, lit. herb nail …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clove — clove1 /klohv/, 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. [1175 1225; ME clow(e), short for clow gilofre < OF clou de gilofre. See CLOU,… …   Universalium

  • clove — There are two distinct words clove in English. In clove of garlic [OE] the underlying notion is of ‘cutting’; the head of garlic is as it were ‘divided up’ into separate sections. The word goes back ultimately to the Indo European base *gleubh… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • clove — There are two distinct words clove in English. In clove of garlic [OE] the underlying notion is of ‘cutting’; the head of garlic is as it were ‘divided up’ into separate sections. The word goes back ultimately to the Indo European base *gleubh… …   Word origins

  • Clove gillyflower — Gillyflower Gil ly*flow er, n. [OE. gilofre, gilofer, clove, OF. girofre, girofle, F. girofle: cf. F. girofl[ e]e gillyflower, fr. girofle, Gr. ? clove tree; ? nut + ? leaf, akin to E. foliage. Cf. {Caryophyllus}, {July flower}.] [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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