alsike clover

[al-sahyk, -sik, awl-]
a European clover, Trifolium hybridum, having pink flowers, grown in the U.S. for forage.
Also called alsike.

1850–55; after Alsike, near Uppsala, Sweden Unabridged
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alsike (ˈælsaɪk, -sɪk, ˈɔːl-)
Also called: alsike clover a clover, Trifolium hybridum, native to Europe and Asia but widely cultivated as a forage crop. It has trifoliate leaves and pink or whitish flowers
[C19: named after Alsike, Sweden]

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