clove tree


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Noun1.clove tree - moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of clovesclove tree - 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
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The leaves of the camphor, pepper, cinnamon, and clove trees were delightfully aromatic; and the bread-fruit, the jaca, and the mango, vied with each other in the magnificence of their foliage.
The most frequently found Chinese expression to designate both the clove tree and its buds is ting-hsiang [UNKNOWN TEXT OMITTED] ("nail incense").
Which part of the clove tree is used to make the spice called cloves?