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a kind of clover (Trifolium pratense) with flowers in reddish, ball-shaped heads, grown for fodder and forage
A Eurasian plant (Trifolium pratense) having trifoliolate leaves and globular heads of fragrant rose-purple flowers, widely naturalized in North America and frequently planted as a forage or cover crop.
(plural red clovers)
- a clover, Trifolium pratense, with red flowers, found in Europe, Asia and North America.
- In England red-clover hay, or, better still, crimson-clover or lucerne hay, is liberally fed to farm horses with about io lb per day of oats, while they usually run in open yards with shelter sheds.