serradella

noun ser·ra·del·la \ˌserəˈdelə\
variants: less commonly

serradilla

\-dilə\

Definition of serradella

plural

-s

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of serradella

Portuguese serradela, from Latin serratula betony, from serratus serrate


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