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Noun: sainfoin  'seyn,foyn
  1. Eurasian perennial herb having pale pink flowers and curved pods; naturalized in Britain and North America grasslands on calcareous soils; important forage crop and source of honey in Britain
    - sanfoin, holy clover, esparcet, Onobrychis viciifolia, Onobrychis viciaefolia

Derived forms: sainfoins

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: genus Onobrychis, Onobrychis

Encyclopedia: Sainfoin