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crown vetch

noun
1.
a plant, Coronilla varia, of the legume family, native to the Old World, having clusters of pink flowers and used to prevent erosion on banked roadsides.
Also called axseed.
Origin of crown vetch
1895-1900
1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for crown vetch

crown vetch

noun
1.
a trailing leguminous European plant, Coronilla varia, with clusters of white or pink flowers: cultivated in North America as a border plant Also called (US) axseed (ˈæksiːd)
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