Definition of Vetch

1. Noun. Any of various climbing plants of the genus Vicia having pinnately compound leaves that terminate in tendrils and small variously colored flowers; includes valuable forage and soil-building plants.




Definition of Vetch

1. n. Any leguminous plant of the genus Vicia, some species of which are valuable for fodder. The common species is V. sativa.

2. n. Any leguminous plant of the genus Vicia, some species of which are valuable for fodder. The common species is V. sativa.

Definition of Vetch

1. Noun. Any of several leguminous plants, of the genus ''Vicia'', often grown as green manure and for their edible seeds. ¹

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Definition of Vetch

1. a climbing plant [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Vetch

1. Any leguminous plant of the genus Vicia, some species of which are valuable for fodder. The common species is V. Sativa. The name is also applied to many other leguminous plants of different genera; as the chichling vetch, of the genus Lathyrus; the horse vetch, of the genus Hippocrepis; the kidney vetch (Anthyllis vulneraria); the milk vetch, of the genus Astragalus; the licorice vetch, or wild licorice (Abrus precatorius). Origin: Also fitch; OE. Ficche, feche, for veche, OF. Veche, vecce, vesche, vesce, F. Vesce, fr. L. Vicia. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vetch

vesturers
vestures
vesturing
vesuvian
vesuvian jade
vesuvianite
vesuvianite jade
vesuvianites
vesuvians
vesuvin
vesuvine
vesuvines
veszelyite
vet
vetala
vetch (current term)
vetches
vetchier
vetchiest
vetchling
vetchlings
vetchworm
vetchy
veteran
veteran(a)
veteran soldier
veteranize
veteranized
veteranizes
veteranizing

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