Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
any of a group of clovers with yellow flowers resembling hops when dry, esp. a species (Trifolium agrarium) commonly found in NE U.S.
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A Eurasian clover (Trifolium agrarium) or one of its relatives, having small yellow flower heads that resemble hops when withered.