clove: Meaning and Definition of
- the dried flower bud of a tropical tree, Syzygium aromaticum, of the myrtle family, used whole or ground as a spice.
- the tree itself.
— n. Bot.
- one of the small bulbs formed in the axils of the scales of a mother bulb, as in garlic.
- a pt. of.
- a British unit of weight for wool, cheese, etc., usually equivalent to 8 pounds (3.6 kilograms).
- clove (Thesaurus)