bitter vetch

noun

Definition of bitter vetch

: any of several reputedly bitter or toxic vetches: such as
a : ers
b : chickling
c : an erect glabrous European vetch (Lathyrus montanus) with creeping and tuberous rhizomes
d : a western North American vetch (Lathyrus lanszwertii) with narrow coriaceous leaflets and pale lavender to pinkish violet flowers

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“Bitter vetch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bitter%20vetch. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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