variants or less commonly serradilla
plural -s
: a Eurasian annual herb (Ornithopus sativus) of the family Leguminosae with pinnate leaves and long-stalked honey-producing flowers that is used for forage and green manure

called also bird's-foot

Word History


Portuguese serradela, from Latin serratula betony, from serratus serrate

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“Serradella.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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