spring vetch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spring vetch bushy European perennial having nodding racemose violet-blue flowers
    • n spring vetch herbaceous climbing plant valuable as fodder and for soil-building
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Usage

In literature:

These are the tare, or spring vetch, and the winter, or hairy, vetch.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
Vetch, burdock, and yarrow were in luxuriant riot with the planting and seeding of the spring.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
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