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English definition of “clove”

clove

noun [C] (PLANT PART)    /kləʊv/ US  /kloʊv/
a small separate part of a bulb of garlic (= a plant used in cooking ): This recipe takes four cloves of garlic .Parts of plants
(Definition of clove noun (PLANT PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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