esparcet

Esparcet

Es*par"cet\, n. [F. esparcet, esparcette, ['e]parcet, fr. Sp. esparceta, esparcilla.] (Bot.) The common sainfoin (Onobrychis sativa), an Old World leguminous forage plant.
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esparcet

noun
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 [syn: sainfoin
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