an Egyptian clover (Trifolium alexandrinum) grown as a forage crop
Origin of berseemArabic birs?m ; from Coptic bersim ; from ebra, seed + sim, herbs
A yellowish-flowered annual clover (Trifolium alexandrinum) native to the Mediterranean region and Asia and grown for forage in warm areas. Also called Egyptian clover.
Origin of berseemArabic birsīm, from Coptic bersīm : ber-, probably combining form of bra, seed (from Egyptian prt, from prj, to go up, emerge) + sim, plant (from Egyptian sm).