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Clove

imp.1.Cleft.
Clove hitch
(Naut.) See under Hitch.
Clove hook
(Naut.) an iron two-part hook, with jaws overlapping, used in bending chain sheets to the clews of sails; - called also clip hook.
- Knight.
n.1.A cleft; a gap; a ravine; - rarely used except as part of a proper name; as, Kaaterskill Clove; Stone Clove.
1.A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of the clove tree (Eugenia aromatica syn. Caryophullus aromatica), a native of the Molucca Isles.
Clove camphor
(Chem.) See Eugenin.
Clove gillyflower
(Bot.) any fragrant self-colored carnation.
1.(Bot.) One of the small bulbs developed in the axils of the scales of a large bulb, as in the case of garlic.
2.A weight. A clove of cheese is about eight pounds, of wool, about seven pounds.
Noun1.clove - aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
2.clove - moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
3.clove - one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb
Synonyms: garlic clove
4.clove - spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used whole or ground
clove tree, Eugenia aromaticum, Eugenia caryophyllatum, flower bud, Syzygium aromaticum
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