Definition of Clove. Meaning of Clove. Synonyms of Clove

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Definition of Clove

Clove
Clove Clove, imp. of Cleave. Cleft. --Spenser. 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.
Clove
Clove Clove, n. [D. kloof. See Cleave, v. t.] A cleft; a gap; a ravine; -- rarely used except as part of a proper name; as, Kaaterskill Clove; Stone Clove.
Clove
Clove Clove, n. [OE. clow, fr. F. clou nail, clou de girofle a clove, lit. nail of clove, fr. L. clavus nail, perh. akin to clavis key, E. clavicle. The clove was so called from its resemblance to a nail. So in D. kruidnagel clove, lit. herb-nail or spice-nail. Cf. Cloy.] A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of the clove tree (Eugenia, or Caryophullus, aromatica), a native of the Molucca Isles. Clove camphor. (Chem.) See Eugenin. Clove gillyflower, Clove pink (Bot.), any fragrant self-colored carnation.

Meaning of Clove from wikipedia

- Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromati****. They are native to the Maluku Islands (or Moluccas) in Indonesia...
- Oil of clove, also known as clove oil, is an essential oil extracted from the clove plant, Syzygium aromati****. Clove oil is commonly used in aromatherapy...
- A clove is the aromatic dried flower bud of a tree in the family Myrtaceae. Clove may also refer to: Garlic clove, a segment of a bulb (head) of garlic...
- Dianthus caryophyllus, commonly known as the carnation or clove pink, is a species of Dianthus. It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but...
- leaves surrounding an inner sheath that encloses the clove. Often the bulb contains 10 to 20 cloves that are asymmetric in shape, except for those closest...
- The clove hitch is a type of knot. Along with the bowline and the sheet bend, it is often considered one of the most important knots. A clove hitch is...
- blend of tobacco, cloves, and other flavors. The word "kretek" itself is an onomatopoetic term for the crackling sound of burning cloves. Partly due to favorable...
- especially from clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, basil and bay leaf. It is present in concentrations of 80–90% in clove bud oil and at 82–88% in clove leaf oil. Eugenol...
- Kaity Dunstan (born 25 February 1996), known by her stage name Cloves (stylised CLOVES), is an Australian singer-songwriter. Born in 25 February 1996...
- Nagelkaas, also called Frisian Clove cheese, is an unprotected name variant of kanterkaas, a Dutch cheese developed in the Frisian Islands of the Netherlands...