Medicago

noun Med·i·ca·go \ˌmedəˈkāˌgō\

Definition of Medicago

  1. :  a genus of Old World herbs (family Leguminosae) that resemble typical clovers and have pinnately trifoliolate leaves and spirally twisted seed pods — see alfalfa

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Origin and Etymology of medicago

New Latin, from Latin medica medic + Latin -ago (as in plantago plantain) — more at medic, plantain


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