kidney vetch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kidney vetch perennial Eurasian herb having heads of red or yellow flowers and common in meadows and pastures; formerly used medicinally for kidney disorders
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Kidney vetch (Bot) a leguminous herb of Europe and Asia (Anthyllis vulneraria), with cloverlike heads of red or yellow flowers, once used as a remedy for renal disorders, and also to stop the flow of blood from wounds; lady's-fingers.
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