Definition of Lespedeza

1. Noun. Shrubby or herbaceous plants widely used for forage, soil improvement, and especially hay in southern United States.




Definition of Lespedeza

1. Noun. (botany) Any of many leguminous plants, of the genus ''Lespedeza'', including bush clover ¹

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Definition of Lespedeza

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lespedeza

lese
lese-majesty
lese majeste
lese majesty
leses
lesion
lesional
lesioned
lesioning
lesionless
lesionlike
lesions
lesk
lesks
lesotho
lespedeza (current term)
lespedezas
lesquerolic acid
less
less'n
less(a)
less-traveled
less and less
less is more
less than
less than three
less than threed
less than threeing
less than threes
lessee

Literary usage of Lespedeza

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1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"Additional references to literature are given there. lespedeza. ... lespedeza, or Japan clover, as it is more commonly known, is supposed to have been ..."

2. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"lespedeza or Japan clover is a native of eastern Asia, occurring in Japan, Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia and China. It is a summer annual with reddish, ..."

3. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"lespedeza or Japan clover is a native of eastern Asia, occurring in Japan, Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia and China. It is a summer annual with reddish, ..."

4. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"Mr. E. having ascertained that it was a lespedeza has recently obtained the specific name from Prof. Gray, and the former, in an article written in the ..."

5. Meadows and Pastures by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1911)
"nearly so large an area as does lespedeza, but where it has been planted one finds the Bermuda and lespedeza growing together, and this makes a better ..."

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