|Also called: oil of cloves a volatile pale-yellow aromatic oil obtained from clove flowers, formerly much used in confectionery, dentistry, and microscopy|
clove oil n.
An aromatic oil obtained from the buds, stems, or leaves of the clove tree, used as a temporary anesthetic for toothaches.
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|