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There are 10 meanings of the word Clove.

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Clove - as a noun

Aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice

Moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
clove treeeugenia aromaticumeugenia caryophyllatumsyzygium aromaticum

One of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
garlic clove

Spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used whole or ground

Clove - as a verb

To split or sever something with, or as if with, a sharp instrument.

Example: "The wings cleaved the foggy air."

To break a single crystal (such as a gemstone or semiconductor wafer) along one of its more symmetrical crystallographic planes (often by impact), forming facets on the resulting pieces.

To make or accomplish by or as if by cutting.

Example: "The truck cleaved a path through the ice."

To split (a complex molecule) into simpler molecules.

To split.

Of a crystal, to split along a natural plane of division.

Example Sentences

"I added a clove of garlic to the soup."
"The recipe calls for three cloves of cinnamon."
"She chewed on a clove to freshen her breath."
"The scent of cloves filled the kitchen."
"He picked up a clove from the spice rack."
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Word Game Points

Is CLOVE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, clove is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CLOVE has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is CLOVE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, clove is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CLOVE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 13.

Is CLOVE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, clove is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CLOVE has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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