sainfoin


sain·foin

noun \ˈsān-ˌfin, ˈsan-\

Definition of SAINFOIN

:  a pink-flowered Eurasian perennial leguminous herb (Onobrychis viciifolia syn. O. viciaefolia) grown for forage

Origin of SAINFOIN

French, from Middle French, from sain healthy (from Latin sanus) + foin hay, from Latin fenum
First Known Use: 1626

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