Meaning of “clove” in the English Dictionary

"clove" in British English

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clovenoun

uk /kləʊv/ us /kloʊv/

cloveverb

uk /kləʊv/ us /kloʊv/

past simple of cleave

(Definition of “clove” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clove" in American English

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clovenoun

us /kloʊv/

clove noun (PLANT PART)

[ C ] a section of the ball-like root of a garlic plant

clove noun (SPICE)

[ C/U ] a spice that is the dried flower of a tree

(Definition of “clove” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)