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 for Caryophullus aromatica
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clove \Clove\, n. [OE. clow, fr. F. clou nail, clou de girofle a
     clove, lit. nail of clove, fr. L. clavus nail, perh. akin to
     clavis key, E. clavicle. The clove was so called from its
     resemblance to a nail. So in D. kruidnagel clove, lit.
     herb-nail or spice-nail. Cf. Cloy.]
     A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of
     the clove tree ({Eugenia aromatica syn. Caryophullus
     aromatica), a native of the Molucca Isles.
     [1913 Webster]
     Clove camphor. (Chem.) See Eugenin.
     Clove gillyflower, Clove pink (Bot.), any fragrant
        self-colored carnation.
        [1913 Webster]

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