Origin and Etymology of vetch
Middle English fecche, veche, from Middle French dialect (Norman & Picard) veche, from Latin vicia; perhaps akin to Latin vincire to bind
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
VETCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vetch for English Language Learners
: a plant that has small flowers and is used to feed farm animals
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