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Noun: spring vetch
  1. Herbaceous climbing plant valuable as fodder and for soil-building
    - Vicia sativa
  2. Bushy European perennial having nodding racemose violet-blue flowers
    - spring vetchling, Lathyrus vernus

Derived forms: spring vetches

Type of: vetch, vetchling

Part of: genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus

Encyclopedia: Spring vetch