Definition of alehoof in English:

alehoof

(also alliff, ale-hoof)

noun

historical
  • Ground ivy, Glechoma hederacea, an aromatic herb that was used for the flavouring and preservation of ale before the introduction of hops.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Alphita. Alteration, probably after ale of hayhove.

Pronunciation

alehoof

/ˈeɪlhuːf//ˈeɪlhʊf/