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
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Literary usage of Milk vetch
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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, ..."