alyce-clover

Alyce clover

noun
a plant, Alysicarpus vaginalis, of the legume family, native to central Asia and grown in warm regions as forage.

Origin:
1940–45; probably by folk etymology from Neo-Latin Alysicarpus the genus name, equivalent to Greek (h)alysi- (combining form of hálysis chain) + Greek -karpos -carpous

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