Clove ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Clove ( noun )

A spice made from the dried, unopened flower bud of the clove tree.

Origin:

From middle english clou, cloue, from old english clufu, from latin clavus ("nail"), from proto-indo-european *klāw-.

Examples:

  1. The recipe calls for a clove of garlic.
  2. Cloves are often used in Indian and Chinese cooking.
  3. The flavor of cloves is strong and pungent.
  4. Cloves are used to make a traditional Indonesian spice paste called bumbu.
  5. Cloves have been used for centuries as a remedy for toothaches.

(As a verb)

Clove ( verb )

A spice made from the dried, unopened flower bud of the clove tree.

Origin:

From middle english clou, cloue, from old english clufu, from latin clavus ("nail"), from proto-indo-european *klāw-.

Examples:

  1. The recipe calls for a clove of garlic.
  2. Cloves are often used in Indian and Chinese cooking.
  3. The flavor of cloves is strong and pungent.
  4. Cloves are used to make a traditional Indonesian spice paste called bumbu.
  5. Cloves have been used for centuries as a remedy for toothaches.
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