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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clover \Clo"ver\ (kl[=o]"v[~e]r), n. [OE. claver, clover, AS. cl[=ae]fre; akin to LG. & Dan. klever, D. klaver, G. klee, Sw. kl["o]fver.] (Bot.) A plant of different species of the genus Trifolium; as the common red clover, Trifolium pratense, the white, Trifolium repens, and the hare's foot, Trifolium arvense. [1913 Webster] Clover weevil (Zool.) a small weevil (Apion apricans), that destroys the seeds of clover. Clover worm (Zool.), the larva of a small moth (Asopia costalis), often very destructive to clover hay. In clover, in very pleasant circumstances; fortunate. [Colloq.] Sweet clover. See Meliot. [1913 Webster]