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Meaning of CLEAVERS

Pronunciation:  'kleevurz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  annual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia
 

CLEAVERS is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: catchweed, clivers, Galium aparine, goose grass, spring cleavers
 
 See Also: bedstraw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cleav"ers\, n. [From {Cleave} to stick.] (Bot.)
A species of {Galium} ({G. Aparine}), having a fruit set with
hooked bristles, which adhere to whatever they come in
contact with; -- called also, {goose grass}, {catchweed},
etc.

 

 

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