Greek clover

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Greek clover annual herb or southern Europe and eastern Asia having off-white flowers and aromatic seeds used medicinally and in curry
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Usage

In literature:

The common clover which was much used in ancient Greek festivals, was regarded by the Germans as sacred, chiefly in its four leaved variety.
"Fishes, Flowers, and Fire as Elements and Deities in the Phallic Faiths and Worship of the Ancient Religions of Greece, Babylon," by Anonymous
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In news:

Fresh fruit, New York clover honey and Greek olive oil are on display for sale at the Chobani yogurt bar in the Soho neighborhood of New York, Monday, July 23, 2012.
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