monantha vetch


mo·​nan·​tha vetch
: a weak-stemmed viny vetch (Vicia articulata) of southern Europe used for forage and hay in parts of the U.S. having mild winters

Word History


New Latin monantha (specific epithet of Vicia monantha), from mon- + -antha (feminine of -anthus -anthous)

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“Monantha vetch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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