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Noun: lucerne  loo'surn
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: alfalfa)
  1. Important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop
    - alfalfa, Medicago sativa

Derived forms: lucernes

Type of: medic, medick, trefoil

Encyclopedia: Lucerne, Missouri