sainfoin

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noun sain·foin \ˈsān-ˌfȯin, ˈsan-\

Definition of sainfoin

  1. :  a pink-flowered Eurasian perennial leguminous herb (Onobrychis viciifolia syn. O. viciaefolia) grown for forage

Origin and Etymology of sainfoin

French, from Middle French, from sain healthy (from Latin sanus) + foin hay, from Latin fenum


First Known Use: 1626


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