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Medicago arborea
Medicago echinus
Medicago falcata
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Medicago lupulina definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: prostrate European herb with small yellow flowers and curved black pods; naturalized in North America [syn: black medick, hop clover, yellow trefoil, nonesuch clover, Medicago lupulina]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nonesuch None"such`, n. A person or thing of a sort that there is no other such; something extraordinary; a thing that has not its equal. It is given as a name to various objects, as to a choice variety of apple, a species of medic (Medicago lupulina), a variety of pottery clay, etc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shamrock Sham"rock, n. [L. seamrog, seamar, trefoil, white clover, white honeysuckle; akin to Gael. seamrag.] (Bot.) A trifoliate plant used as a national emblem by the Irish. The legend is that St. Patrick once plucked a leaf of it for use in illustrating the doctrine of the trinity. Note: The original plant was probably a kind of wood sorrel (Oxalis Acetocella); but now the name is given to the white clover (Trifolium repens), and the black medic (Medicago lupulina).

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Medic Med"ic, n. [L. medica, Gr. ? (sc. ?) a kind of clover introduced from Media, from ? Median.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is M. sativa.

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