clove (plural cloves)
- A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of the clove tree (Eugenia aromatica syn. Caryophullus aromatica), a native of the Molucca Isles.
- any one of the separate bulbs that make up the larger bulb of garlic
- an old English measure of weight, containing 7 pounds; half a stone.
#:*1866: By a statute of 9 Hen. VI. it was ordained that the wey of cheese should contain 32 cloves of 7 lbs. each, i.e. 224 lbs., or 2 cwts. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 1, p. 169.
Bosnian: karanfiliÄá#Bosnian|karanfiliÄá m
Croatian: klinÄćiÄá#Croatian|klinÄćiÄá m
Czech: hÅôebÃÄćek m
French: clou de girofle m
German: GewÃ¼rznelke f
Italian: chiodo di garofano m
Norwegian: Nellikspiker m
Russian: Ð³Ð²Ð¾Ð·Ð´Ð¸ÐºÐ° (gvozdÃka) f
:Cyrillic: ÐºÐ°ÑÄÐ°Ð½ÑĄÐ¸Ð»Ð¸Ñõ#Serbian|ÐºÐ°ÑÄÐ°Ð½ÑĄÐ¸Ð»Ð¸Ñõ m
:Latin: karanfiliÄá#Serbian|karanfiliÄá m
Spanish: clavo de olor m; clavo m
trans-top|bulb of garlic
Bosnian: Äćehno#Bosnian|Äćehno n, Äćesno#Bosnian|Äćesno n
Croatian: ÄćeÅ¡anj#Croatian|ÄćeÅ¡anj m
Czech: strouÅ¾ek m
Danish: fed n
Italian: spicchio m
Norwegian: fedd n
Russian: Ð´Ð¾Ð»ÑĆÐºÐ° ÑáÐµÑĀÐ½Ð¾ÐºÐ° (dÃ³lâÄôka ÄćesnokÃ¡) f
:Cyrillic: ÑáÐµÑĀÐ½Ð¾#Serbian|ÑáÐµÑĀÐ½Ð¾ n, ÑáÐµÑÖÐ½Ð¾#Serbian|ÑáÐµÑÖÐ½Ð¾ n
:Latin: Äćesno#Serbian|Äćesno n, Äćehno#Serbian|Äćehno n
Spanish: diente m
From Old French clou (de girofle), meaning "nail" for its shape; this from Latin clavus (nail).
- Past participle of cleave
Category:Spices and Herbs
Category:Units of measure