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alfalfa


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lucern  \Lu"cern\,  n.  [F.  luzerne.]  (Bot.) 
  A  leguminous  plant  ({Medicago  sativa}),  having  bluish  purple 
  cloverlike  flowers,  cultivated  for  fodder;  --  called  also 
  {alfalfa}.  [Written  also  {lucerne}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alfalfa  \Al*fal"fa\,  n.  [Sp.]  (Bot.) 
  The  lucern  ({Medicago  sativa});  --  so  called  in  California, 
  Texas,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alfalfa 
  n  1:  important  European  leguminous  forage  plant  with  trifoliate 
  leaves  and  blue-violet  flowers  grown  widely  as  a  pasture 
  and  hay  crop  [syn:  {lucerne},  {Medicago  sativa}] 
  2:  leguminous  plant  grown  for  hay  or  forage 




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