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Noun: hop clover  hóp klow-vu(r)
  1. Prostrate European herb with small yellow flowers and curved black pods; naturalized in North America
    - black medick, yellow trefoil, nonesuch clover, Medicago lupulina, hop trefoil [Brit]
  2. Clover native to Ireland with yellowish flowers; often considered the true or original shamrock
    - shamrock, lesser yellow trefoil, Trifolium dubium, hop trefoil [Brit]

Derived forms: hop clovers

Type of: clover, medic, medick, trefoil

Encyclopedia: Hop clover