Definition of Milk vetch
1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Astragalus.
Group relationships: Astragalus, Genus Astragalus
Specialized synonyms: Astragalus Glycyphyllos, Wild Licorice, Wild Liquorice, Alpine Milk Vetch, Astragalus Alpinus, Astragalus Danicus, Purple Milk Vetch
Generic synonyms: Ligneous Plant, Woody Plant
Medical Definition of Milk vetch
Lexicographical Neighbors of Milk Vetch
Literary usage of Milk vetch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Annual marit:me trailing milk vetch, with broad Leaves, arid the Flowers ... Ind. Annual trailing Milk- vetch, with purple Flowers growing in Chillers. 8. ..."
2. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"Ascending milk vetch. Throughout the state. AC Herb.: Medora 162, Valley City 163, Lisbon, ... Flexile milk vetch. AC Herb.: Valley City 170, Buffalo 1127. ..."
3. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Perennials by Loudon (Jane) (1843)
"THE PROCUMBENT milk vetch. ENGRAVINGS.—Bot. Mag. t. 3263 ; and от fig. 5 in Plate 35. \ 11-14 pairs of elliptic, retuse leaflets; peduncles racemose, ..."