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The dried aromatic flower buds of Caryophyllus aromaticus (also known as Eugenia caryophyllus syn. E. caryophyllata, E. aromatica, Caryophyllus aromaticus, Syzygium aromaticum); mother of clove is the ripened fruit, which is inferior in flavour. Used as a flavour in meat products and baked goods.

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.


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