Recent Examples of vetch from the Web
For the typical home vegetable gardener, the best cover crops are often legumes such as winter peas, fava beans, clovers or vetches.
Honeybees work the long tassels of vetch flowers readily.
Common choices include grasses and legumes such as hairy vetch and clover.
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Origin and Etymology of vetch
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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