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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleavers, clivers, goose grass, catchweed, spring cleavers, Galium aparinenoun

    annual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia


  1. cleaversnoun

    Galium aparine, a herbaceous annual plant of the family Rubiaceae.


  1. cleavers

    Galium aparine, with common names including cleavers, clivers, catchweed and sticky willy among others, is an annual, herbaceous plant of the family Rubiaceae.


  1. cleavers

    Cleavers are a type of tool primarily used for cutting or chopping through hard materials. This can refer to a butcher's tool, similar to a knife but often larger and heavier, used for cutting through meat and bone. In a garden context, a cleaver can refer to a large, heavy tool used for chopping up pieces of wood, similar to an axe. In botany, "cleavers" is also the common name for a type of annual, climbing weed also known as "goosegrass" or "stickyweed".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cleaversnoun

    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

  2. Etymology: [From Cleave to stick.]


  1. Cleavers

    Cleavers are herbaceous annual plants of the family Rubiaceae, which are native to North America and Eurasia.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cleavers in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cleavers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of cleavers in a Sentence

  1. Bob Nicholls:

    We went through the kitchen and into this conference room. What we hadn't realized was there were around a 150 people there as there had been a conference, we barricaded the doors, the elevator on our floor so no one could get up. I had my guys stationed outside, we were feeling confident. The last thing these guys would expect was a bunch of mad South Africans with meat cleavers.

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