Definition - clove

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  1. come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
  2. separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone"
  3. make by cutting into; "The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock"
  4. To hew
  5. Sever
  6. Split
  7. spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used whole or ground
  8. one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb
  9. moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
  10. aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice

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