Definition of Lucerne

1. Noun. Important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop.

Exact synonyms: Alfalfa, Medicago Sativa
Terms within: Alfalfa
Generic synonyms: Medic, Medick, Trefoil



Definition of Lucerne

1. n. See Lucern, the plant.

Definition of Lucerne

1. Proper noun. A canton of Switzerland. ¹

2. Proper noun. A city in Switzerland, the capital of the canton of Lucerne. ¹

3. Noun. (British) Alfalfa. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lucerne

1. alfalfa [n -S] - See also: alfalfa

Medical Definition of Lucerne

1. See Lucern, the plant. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Lucerne

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In order to conciliate the town, he bought, in 1291, from the Abbot of Murbach the estates of the abbey in Lucerne and in the Forest Cantons (Schwyz, Uri, ..."

2. Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1905)
"Sunday afternoon excursion-trips from Lucerne to Flue!en and back, first class i^/a, second class 1 fr. Most of the steamers start from the railway-station ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"He stationed them first on the Lucerne frontier, and when he arranged to draw ... He himself hastened to Aarau, to prepare for the investment of Lucerne. ..."

4. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"He stationed them first on the Lucerne frontier, and when he arranged to draw ... He himself hastened to Aarau, to prepare for the investment of Lucerne. ..."

5. Switzerland, Together with Chamonix and the Italian Lakes: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1922)
"From Z├╝rich via Zug to Arth-Goldan (St. Gotthard, Rigi) or to Lucerne 88 Tramway ... From Sattel to Schwyz. Rossberg, 94. 27. Lucerne and its Environs 94 ..."

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