noun \ˈərs, ˈe(ə)rs\

Definition of ers



  1. :  a vetch (Vicia ervilia) grown in Mediterranean and Asian countries as a forage plant and stock food —called also kersenneh

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Origin and Etymology of ers

Middle French, from Old Provençal, from Late Latin ervor-, ervus, alteration of Latin ervum, probably of non-Indo-European origin like Old Saxon erwit pea, Old High German araweiz, arwiz, Old Norse ertr pea, Greek orobos chickpea

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a brief usually trivial fact

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