Definition of Trifolium incarnatum

1. Noun. Southern European annual with spiky heads of crimson flower; extensively cultivated in United States for forage.

Exact synonyms: Crimson Clover, Italian Clover
Generic synonyms: Clover, Trefoil

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trifolium Incarnatum

Tridacnidae
Tridentine
Tridentines
Trier
Trieste
Triestino
Triestinos
Trifluvian
Trifluvians
Trifluvien
Trifluvienne
Trifluviennes
Trifluviens
Trifolium alpinum
Trifolium dubium
Trifolium incarnatum (current term)
Trifolium pratense
Trifolium reflexum
Trifolium repens
Trifolium stoloniferum
Triga
Trigla lucerna
Triglidae
Triglinae
Triglochin
Triglochin maritima
Trigonella
Trigonella foenumgraecum
Trigonella ornithopodioides
Trikala

Literary usage of Trifolium incarnatum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1823)
"Trifolium incarnatum. — The professor of agriculture and botany in the university of Modena strongly recommends a species of clover, that has not hitherto ..."

2. European Agriculture and Rural Economy. From Personal Observation by Henry Colman (1848)
"CRIMSON CLOVER, (Trifolium incarnatum.) — This is an annual plant, presenting, in its blossoming, a beautiful crimson flower in the shape of a cone. ..."

3. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"CRIMSON CLOVER (Trifolium incarnatum) FIG. 48. — Crimson clover. 511. Botany. — Crimson clover (Fig. 48) is also known from the color of its flowers as ..."

4. Notes on Fields and Cattle from the Diary of an Amateur Farmer: To which is by William Holt Beever (1870)
"... —Trifolium incarnatum—Excellent Crop—Wheat, some cut before it is ripe—Flemish Practice—Wheat-stack—Avoid Risk of Rain—Norfolk Farmer's mode of Sowing ..."

5. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"Trifolium incarnatum, Flesh-coloured Trefoil, or Scarlet Clover. ... It muet be r« that the Trifolium incarnatum is a catch crop, thr' • which comes in ..."

6. Waterworks Handbook by Alfred Douglas Flinn, Robert Spurr Weston, Clinton Lathrop Bogert (1916)
"For rock debris embankments, containing much fine material, and for borrow pits or spoil banks, 20 Ib. per acre, 10 Ib. each of trifolium incarnatum ..."

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