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English noun: clove

1. clove (plant) aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice


Broader (hypernym)flower bud


Part meronymclove, clove tree, Eugenia aromaticum, Eugenia caryophyllatum, Syzygium aromaticum


Substance holonymclove

2. clove (plant) moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves


Synonymsclove tree, Eugenia aromaticum, Eugenia caryophyllatum, Syzygium aromaticum


Broader (hypernym)spice tree


Part holonymclove


Member meronymgenus Syzygium, Syzygium

3. clove (food) one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb


Synonymsgarlic clove


Broader (hypernym)ail, garlic

4. clove (food) spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used whole or ground


Broader (hypernym)spice


Substance meronymclove









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