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clove 1

 (klōv)
n.
1. An evergreen tree (Syzygium aromaticum) native to the Moluccas and widely cultivated as a source of oil and for its aromatic dried flower buds.
2. A flower bud of this plant, used whole or ground as a spice.

[Middle English, from Old French clou (de girofle), nail (of the clove tree), from Latin clāvus, nail.]

clove 2

 (klōv)
n.
One of the small sections of a separable bulb, as that of garlic.

[Middle English, from Old English clufu; see gleubh- in Indo-European roots.]

clove 3

 (klōv)
v.
1. A past tense of cleave1.
2. Archaic A past participle of cleave1.

clove 4

 (klōv)
v. Archaic
A past tense of cleave2.

clove

(kləʊv)
n
1. (Plants) a tropical evergreen myrtaceous tree, Syzygium aromaticum, native to the East Indies but cultivated elsewhere, esp Zanzibar
2. (Cookery) the dried unopened flower buds of this tree, used as a pungent fragrant spice
[C14: from Old French clou de girofle, literally: nail of clove, clou from Latin clāvus nail + girofle clove tree]

clove

(kləʊv)
n
(Botany) any of the segments of a compound bulb that arise from the axils of the scales of a large bulb
[Old English clufu bulb; related to Old High German klovolouh garlic; see cleave1]

clove

(kləʊv)
vb
a past tense of cleave1

clove1

(kloʊv)

n.
1. the dried flower bud of a tropical tree, Syzygium aromaticum, of the myrtle family, used whole or ground as a spice.
2. the tree itself.
[1175–1225; Middle English clow(e), short for clow-gilofre < Old French clou de gilofre literally, gillyflower nail]

clove2

(kloʊv)

n.
one of the small bulbs formed in the axils of the scales of a mother bulb, as in garlic.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English clufu bulb (c. Middle Dutch clōve; compare Old Saxon cluflōc, Old High German klobelouh garlic, literally, clove-leek)]

clove3

(kloʊv)

v.
a pt. of cleave 2.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clove - aromatic flower bud of a clove treeclove - aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
clove - spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used whole or ground
clove tree, Eugenia aromaticum, Eugenia caryophyllatum, Syzygium aromaticum, clove - moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
flower bud - a bud from which only a flower or flowers develop
2.clove - moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of clovesclove - moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
genus Syzygium, Syzygium - a tropical evergreen tree of the myrtle family native to the East Indies but cultivated elsewhere
clove - aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
spice tree - tree bearing aromatic bark or berries
3.clove - one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulbclove - one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb
ail, garlic - aromatic bulb used as seasoning
4.clove - spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used whole or ground
spice - any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food
clove - aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
Translations
سِن ثومقُرُنْفُلكَبْشُ قَرَنْفُل
hřebíčekstroužek
fednellike
neilikkakynsimausteneilikka
klinčić
szegfűszeg
negull, negulnaglirif, geiri
クローブ
정향
daiviņakrustnagliņa
klinčekstrúčik
klyftakryddnejlika
กานพลู
đinh hương

clove

1 [kləʊv] N
1. (= spice) → clavo m
2. clove of garlicdiente m de ajo

clove

2 [kləʊv]
A. PT of cleave 1
B. CPD clove hitch Nballestrinque m

clove

[ˈkləʊv] n
(= spice) → clou m de girofle
clove of garlic → gousse f d'ailcloven hoof [ˌkləʊvənˈhuːf] (pl) n [animal] → sabot m fendu

clove

1
n
Gewürznelke f; oil of clovesNelkenöl nt
clove of garlicKnoblauchzehe f

clove

1 [kləʊv]
1. pt of cleave
2. nchiodo di garofano
clove of garlic → spicchio d'aglio

clove

2 [kləuv] adj (Naut) clove hitch(nodo) parlato

clove1

(kləuv) noun
the flower bud of a tropical tree dried for use as a spice.

clove2

(kləuv) noun
a section of a bulb. a clove of garlic.

clove

كَبْشُ قَرَنْفُل hřebíček nellike Gewürznelke μοσχοκάρφι clavo neilikka clou de girofle klinčić chiodo di garofano クローブ 정향 kruidnagel kryddernellik goździk cravo-da-índia гвоздика klyfta กานพลู karanfil đinh hương 丁香
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A partir de los resultados obtenidos se puede afirmar entonces que la menor concentracion inhibitoria minima (MIC) se obtuvo con el aceite esencial de Eugenia caryophillata y el extracto etanolico del mismo a una concentracion de 250 [micron]l/ml, y que la menor concentracion bacteriostatica minima (MBC) se obtuvo tambien con estos mismos extractos a una concentracion de 16 [micron]l/ml.