narbonne vetch

nar·​bonne vetch | \ (ˈ)när¦bän- \
variants: or narbonus vetch \ (ˈ)när¦bōnəs-​ \

Definition of narbonne vetch

: an annual vetch (Vicia narbonensis) that is native to southern Europe but used elsewhere as a forage crop and that has leafy stipules and leaves ³/₄ inch or more broad

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History and Etymology for narbonne vetch

narbonne from Narbonne, France; narbonus New Latin, from Latin Narbon-, Narbo Narbonne

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“Narbonne vetch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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