Definition of clover noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkləʊvə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkloʊvər//
[uncountable] Plants
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  • a small wild plant that usually has three leaves on each stem and purple, pink or white flowers that are shaped like balls a four-leaf clover (= one with four leaves instead of three, thought to bring good luck) See related entries: Plants
  • Word OriginOld English clāfre, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch klaver and German Klee.Idioms (informal) to have enough money to be able to live a very comfortable life See related entries: Plants
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: clover