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English definition of “clove”

clove

noun [C or U] (SPICE)    /kləʊv/ US  /kloʊv/
a small, dark brown dried flower of an evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves), used as a spice: The ham was studded with cloves. sweet spices such as ginger and cloveHerbs and spices
(Definition of clove noun (SPICE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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