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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Esparcet  \Es*par"cet\,  n.  [F.  esparcet,  esparcette  ['e]parcet, 
  fr  Sp  esparceta,  esparcilla.]  (Bot.) 
  The  common  sainfoin  ({Onobrychis  sativa}),  an  Old  World 
  leguminous  forage  plant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  esparcet 
  n  :  Eurasian  perennial  herb  having  pale  pink  flowers  and  curved 
  pods;  naturalized  in  Britain  and  North  America  grasslands 
  on  calcareous  soils;  important  forage  crop  and  source  of 
  honey  in  Britain  [syn:  {sainfoin},  {sanfoin},  {holy 
  clover},  {Onobrychis  viciifolia},  {Onobrychis  viciaefolia}] 




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